Penn Kemp

Playwright, activist, essayist and sound poet, Penn Kemp has been awarded spoken word artist of the year (2015) and a life membership by the League of Canadian Poets.

Her latest works are two anthologies she edited to launch at The Writers' Summit, 2016.: Performing Women and Women and Multimedia. Forthcoming is a new collection of poetry, Barbaric Cultural Practice as well as a play, The Triumph of Teresa Harris.

Penn has performed her Sound Operas around the world, also giving readings and workshops, often in schools. Several of her plays are available on A prolific artist, Penn has to date published over twenty-five books and had six plays produced. She is one of Canada's most active performance poets, with ten CD's to her credit and Canada's first poetry CD-ROM, On Our Own Spoke: see Upcoming events are up on http//

Penn is available to give readings and workshops.