How to Build a Fire: Keisha-Gaye Anderson

Event Date and Time: May 27, 2022 8:00 pm
Cost: $0
Location: Open Source Gallery & Zoom
Tickets and Reservations

Open Source Gallery’s HTBAF series continues in May with Keisha-Gaye Anderson.

Keisha-Gaye Anderson is a Jamaican-born poet, writer, visual artist, and communications/marketing strategist. Her debut poetry collection Gathering the Waters (Jamii Publishing 2014) was accepted into the Poets House Library and the National Library of Jamaica. She is also the author of Everything Is Necessary (Willow Books 2019) and A Spell for Living (Agape 2020). Her work has been widely published in national literary journals, magazine, and anthologies.

In 2018, Keisha-Gaye was selected as a Brooklyn Public Library Artist in Residence and her culminating work for that residency is part of a permanent installation at the Macon Library in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. She currently work as a senior communications and marketing director at The Jed Foundation and English professor across CUNY. Read Keisha-Gaye Anderson’s full bio here.

In person at Open Source Gallery OR
On Zoom: Meeting ID: 886 4482 5773

About How to Build a Fire

The Puffin Cultural Forum is proud to present How to Build a Fire (HTBAF) a co-sponsored event between Open Source and The Puffin Foundation. Created over seven years ago, How to Build a Fire is a community storytelling series where a diverse group of individuals share real-life, personal narratives centered around a different theme each month. At times funny, at times sad, their stories weave together a broad illustration of the human experience. HTBAF takes place at Open Source Gallery – a welcoming, nurturing, intimate, safe environment – where, monthly, one can see a new exhibition installed by an array of up-and-coming and established visual artists. HTBAF will recur the last Friday of the month with a new storyteller and will be streamed live on Zoom from Open Source’s Brooklyn location. Please register in advance!

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