Penn Kemp
Poet, performer and playwright Penn Kemp has been celebrated as a trailblazer since her first publication of poetry by Coach House (1972). Penn has long been a keen participant/activist in Canada’s cultural life, with thirty+ books of poetry, prose and drama; seven plays and ten CDs produced as well as award-winning videopoems. Penn has performed in arts festivals around the world, giving readings and workshops in various writer-in-residencies from the Yukon to Labrador and throughout India and Brazil, Britain and Germany. Her work has been translated often: “poem for peace in many voices”, for instance, is out in 136 languages.  Recent publications are POEMS IN RESPONSE TO PERIL: an anthology for Ukraine, and INTENT ON FLOWERING, Rose Garden Press. Penn’s new collection, INCREMENTALLY, is up as e-book and album on Delighting in multimedia, Penn is active across the web. See for animation of “Lethologica”, as in the image here. Updates are on, and