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Visiting Author Sarah Kay at Stuart Country Day School
Feb 14, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Stuart Country Day School is pleased to welcome Sarah Kay, best-selling author, poet, and co-director of Project VOICE, to spend the day with our community on Thursday, February 14. She is best known for her now viral 2011 TED talk that has been viewed over ten million times. Sarah will meet with girls at all divisions, as well as faculty, and she will have lunch with Stuart’s senior scholars. Parents are invited to the public reading in Cor Unum at 1:30 PM. Reserve your seat at www.stuartschool.org/author
About Sarah Kay
Sarah Kay is a poet from New York City who has been performing her spoken word poetry since she was fourteen years old. Since then, Sarah has shared her poetry on six of the seven continents. She is perhaps best known for her talk at the 2011 TED conference, which garnered two standing ovations and has been viewed over ten million times online. Sarah has been invited to share her work on such diverse stages as the the Malthouse Theater in Melbourne, Australia; The Royal Danish Theater in Copenhagen, Denmark, the United Nations and Carnegie Hall in New York City, among hundreds of other venues. Sarah holds a Masters Degree in The Art of Teaching from Brown University and an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Grinnell College. She is the author of three books of poetry: No Matter the Wreckage (Write Bloody, 2014), B (Hachette Books, 2015), and The Type (Hachette Books, 2016). A passionate educator, Sarah has worked with education organizations like the National Association of Independent Schools and the International Baccalaureate Organization among many others, in order to further the work of Project VOICE: promoting empowerment through self-expression, challenging traditional notions of literacy, and expanding access to arts education.