Hometown: New York, NY
Quote: “Is there a word for sucker punching someone in the heart?” — Sarah Kay
One Accolade: Co-director of Project V.O.I.C.E.
Sarah Kay is a New Yorker. a poetry writer and reader. a spoken word poetry teacher. The founder and co-director of Project V.O.I.C.E. with Phil Kaye. A witty banter enthusiast. A postcard lover. A documentary filmmaker. A foodie. A playwright. A singer. A songwriter. A photographer. A best-selling author of the book B. An editor for Write Bloody Publishing. A Gemini. A mediocre driver at best. A musical theater geek. A smoothie expert. The daughter of a Taoist mother and a Brooklynese father. A hapa. Less cool than her little brother. An alum of the United Nations International School. An alum of Brown University. An alum of Brown University Graduate School’s Masters Program in the Art of Teaching Secondary English. A recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Grinnell College.