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Ingrid Keir

Feather Press
Managing Editor
East Bay
Ingrid Keir is a poet, literary curator, and publisher. She runs Feather Press, an independent women’s literary press based in the Bay Area. She is co-founder of the WordParty, a long-running San Francisco poetry and jazz series. Ingrid taught undergraduate Creative Writing at San Francisco State University while simultaneously engaging students with writers in the local community. She holds an M.A. in Creative Writing from SFSU. She has been a featured reader at many diverse venues in the Bay Area including the DeYoung Museum, The Beat Museum, and San Francisco City Hall. She has written several collections of poetry: The Secrets of Like (2004), Toward the Light (2007) and The Choreography of Nests (2016). Recent and upcoming publications include: So It Goes (included in the 2017 VonnegutFest), Dash Literary JournalTwo Hawks Quarterly, Sparkle + Blink and Hot Tub Astronaut. In 2016, she was shortlisted for the Litquake poetry contest. She facilitates writing workshops in the Bay Area.