Keisha-Gaye is a screen writer, with credits on the show “New Morning,” a Hallmark Channel program produced by Faith and Values Media, and the sitcom webisode, “The Married Bachelor.” She has been a member the Harlem Arts Alliance Screenwriting Workshop, led by noted screen writers Jamal Joseph (“NY Undercover”), Zach Sklar (Oliver Stone’s “JFK”), and Edward Pomerantz (“Law & Order”), for close to a decade.
In 2003, Keisha-Gaye self-published her poetry chapbook Circle Unbroken. She has performed as a spoken word artist at a number of venues, including Bowery Poetry Club, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, and The Knitting Factory. She is one of the founding poets of Poets for Ayiti, a collective of poets from diverse backgrounds committed to the power of poetry to transform and educate. The proceeds from their poetry collection For The Crowns of Your Heads has helped to rebuild Bibliotheque de Soleil, a library razed during the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.
Her poetry and essays have appeared in Poems on the Road to Peace, The Mom Egg, Afrobeat Journal, Sometimes Rhythm Sometimes Blues, Small Axe Salon, the Killens Review of Arts and Letters, Caribbean in Transit Arts Journal, and others. She is the recipient of a 2010 fellowship from the North Country Institute for Writers of Color and was chosen to participate in the 2013 Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop at Brown University.
YWCA’s Downtown Writers Center
340 Montgomery St.
Community Folk Art Center
805 E. Genesee St.
Each event is free and open to the public.
For more information on Keisha Gaye-Anderson please visit her website
This event was published on March 25, 2021.