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Genre / Poetry

Kai Faceshot (Haynes) Small


Kai Carlson-Wee grew up on the Minnesota prairie. He is the author of RAIL (BOA Editions, 2018) and his work has appeared in Ploughshares, Best New Poets, AGNI, Gulf Coast, and The Missouri Review, which awarded him the 2013 Editor’s Prize. His photography has been featured in Narrative Magazine and his poetry film, Riding the Highline, received jury awards at the 2015 Napa Valley Film Festival and the 2016 Arizona International Film Festival. A former Wallace Stegner Fellow, he lives in San Francisco.




Office Hours Winter 2016:

Bldg. 460-330

Kai’s Lecturer of the Month profile 

Video: Kai on the different backgrounds of students in workshops, the environment of a workshop, community and storytelling in his classes, and the class he teaches about American road trips