Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Kelly Kanayama

Kelly was born and raised in Hawaii and is of Japanese/Visayan Filipino descent. She is a performance storyteller and has appeared at festivals, museums, schools and more in the UK and Hawaii, and was one of the featured tellers at the Society for Storytelling’s 2012 Gathering.  Additionally, she is a member of the award-nominated Norwich storytelling club Tales from the Undercroft.

Kelly also has an MA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from UEA, and has been published in Horizon, Gists and Piths, Ink Sweat & Tears and the Gatehouse Press anthology Spring. Her poetry focuses on the stories shared by various cultures – from folklore to TV and everything in between.

Kelly will be storytelling at our evening event in Fusion on the 8th March and will be reading her poetry for Words And Women at Thetford Library on March 23rd.

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