Kemp, Penn

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KEMP, Penn

KEMP, Penn. Also writes as Penny Chalmers. Canadian, b. 1944. Genres: Novellas/Short stories, Plays/Screenplays, Poetry, Education, Theology/Religion, Cartoons, Translations. Career: High school English teacher in Ontario, 1966-70; writing teacher, 1973-; associated with artist-in-the-schools program of Ontario Arts Council, 1981-89. Writer in residence of Niagara/Erie Writers, Buffalo, NY, 1984, of Flesherton Public Library, Flesherton, ON, 1988, and in Bombay, India, 1995, 2000. Sound poetry performances in North America, Britain, Europe, and India. Publications: POEMS: Clearing, 1977; Toad Tales, 1980; Animus, 1983; Some Talk Magic, 1984; Binding Twine, 1984; Travelling Light, 1984; Eidoleons, 1988; Throo, 1990. ONEACT PLAYS: The Epic of Toad and Heron, 1977; Angel Makers, 1978; What the Ear Hears Last, 1994. POEMS AS PENNY CHALMERS: Bearing Down, 1972; Tranceform, 1976; Changing Place, 1978.