Eleanor Kedney, poet and former Writers Studio Tucson Director

Eleanor Kedney

Tucson Director Emerita

is the author of Between the Earth and Sky (C&R Press, 2020), a finalist for the 2021 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards and the 2020 Best Book Awards, and the chapbook
The Offering (Liquid Light Press, 2016). Her book Twelve Days from Transfer is forthcoming from 3: A Taos Press (2023). An award-winning poet, her work has been published in various journals, magazines, and anthologies, including Literary Matters, New Ohio Review, New York Quarterly, and Under a Warm Green Linden. Kedney is the founder of The Writers Studio Tucson branch and served as the director for ten years. Eleanor lives in Tucson, Arizona, and Stonington, Connecticut with her husband, Peter Schaffer, their dog, Fred, and their cat, Ivy.