“Sincerely, X” Podcast
Sarah Kay is the host of “Sincerely, X” from TED, on Luminary Media. The podcast brings to light ideas in hiding, from guests who have to stay anonymous.
“There’s a Poem for That” Animated Poetry Webseries
Sarah Kay was a producer on the animated poetry web series “There’s a Poem for That” from TED-Ed, which brings together an incredible roster of poets and world-class animators to give us new interpretations of poems that tackle some of life’s biggest feelings.
“Poetry Rx” for The Paris Review Online
Sarah Kay is one of three authors of a weekly poetry/advice column at The Paris Review called “PoetryRx.” Each week, readers write in with a specific emotion and the resident poets (Sarah Kay, Kaveh Akbar, and Claire Schwartz) take turns prescribing poems for their predicament.
Blindspotting (2018 Movie)
Sarah had the joy and honor of getting to be a tiny role in the film Blindspotting (as “Angela” the gentrifying real estate agent), alongside Rafael Casal & Daveed Diggs!
Uniqlo SPRZ Poetry Beyond the Page
Sarah had the honor of collaborating with the Japanese clothing company Uniqlo to design 8 t-shirts that use original lines from her poetry and her poetry with Phil Kaye, featured and sold around the world.
The #BARS Workshop is a lab series created by Rafael Casal & Daveed Diggs that investigates the intersection between contemporary verse and Theater. Sarah Kay is one of a few visiting mentors who leads a master class on storytelling as part of the curriculum, and has participated in the culminating projects: digital medleys of short verse vignettes written and performed by the workshop cohort, tied together by a common theme, all scored live and shot in one take in front of a live audience. See the first #Bars Medley here and the second #Bars Medley here. Find out more about the class here.
Brief But Spectacular
If you had two minutes to give the world your take, what would you say? Each week, PBS NewsHour’s new series “Brief but Spectacular” features some of the brightest minds of today, offering passionate takes on topics they know well. The first installment features poet Sarah Kay’s take on gratitude.
The Process of Becoming
On November 14, 2015, Planet.org launched a campaign for “Earth” on Facebook, in an effort to raise awareness on the issue of Climate Change. As part of an effort to inspire Facebook’s global audience of 1.5 billion people, Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye teamed up with the Future of Storytelling and Voyager to present a film of Sarah’s poem “The Process of Becoming.”
You never know where poetry will take you! This page is for celebrating some of the exciting projects folks have created in response to or in tandem with Sarah Kay’s poetry. Videos, songs, paintings, tattoos… the sky’s the limit! If you have something you’d like to add to the collection, click contact to send Sarah an email about it. To see the current collection, click the photo to the left or click here.
Write Bloody Publishing
Write Bloody is a small publishing house that publishes and promotes fiction, poetry, and art of contemporary writers and artists in the form of funky, quirky books. Started in 2004 by traveling poet and former paratrooper Derrick Brown, Write Bloody has quickly become one of the most successful independent publishing houses on the market. Sarah Kay helps edit and proofread various Write Bloody manuscripts for authors like Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz, Taylor Mali, Jeanann Verlee, Anis Mojgani, Jon Sands, C.R. Avery, Ira Goodwin, Laura Yes Yes, and Brian Ellis. For more on Write Bloody, check out their website.