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Kai Coggin

Film / Digital: Photographer

Literary: Poetry

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About me:

Kai Coggin is a Filipino-American poet and author living on the side of a small mountain in Hot Springs National Park, AR. She received her B.A. in English, Poetry, and Creative Writing from Texas A&M University. Her work has been published or is forthcoming in Assaracus, Blue Heron Review, Lavender Review, Calamus Journal, Broad!, Split This Rock, Elephant Journal, Yellow Chair Review, SunStruck Magazine and elsewhere.

Kai is the author of two full-length collections, PERISCOPE HEART (Swimming With Elephants Publications, 2014) and WINGSPAN (Golden Dragonfly Press, 2016), as well as a spoken word album called SILHOUETTE (2017). Her poetry has been nominated twice for The Pushcart Prize, as well as Bettering American Poetry 2015, and Best of the Net 2016. She teaches an adult creative writing class called Words & Wine, and is also a Teaching Artist with the Arkansas Arts Council and Arkansas Learning Through the Arts, specializing in bringing poetry and creative writing to youth.

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Wednesday Night Poetry Kollective Coffee + Tea

Emergent Arts at Words & Wine, Adult Creative Writing Class