Kenneth Sherwood

Kenneth Sherwood was born outside Boston, Massachusetts, in 1969 and grew up an exile in southern New Hampshire. Undergraduate years at Bates College, Maine, and graduate study in poetics at SUNY Buffalo in which city he was abducted into the the non-tradition of Language poetry. He won a Western NY Writer-in-Residence Award in 1996; his poetry appears in the chapbook That Risk (Buffalo, NY: Meow Press, 1996) and was featured on the Public Radio series LINEbreak as well as the Electronic Poetry Center. He has taught college English for six years; helped establish RIF/T and the EPC; worked with Robert Creeley on an online writing project in a public high school sponsored by Lila Wallace; and is currently absorbed in a project investigating the "Audible Word" in modern and contemporary American poetry. Sherwood can be reached by e-mail at