Biographies: Last Name beginning with 'K'

Maxine Hong Kingston is a Chinese American writer whose books include Tripmaster Monkey, China Men...
Ilya Kaminsky was born in Odessa, in the former Soviet Union, in 1977, and immigrated...
Gary Kamiya was a co-founder of the online magazine Salon.com and its longtime executive editor...
Remi Kanazi is a poet, writer, and activist based in New York City. He is...
Joan Naviyuk Kane’s books include The Cormorant Hunter’s Wife, Hyperboreal, The Straits, and Milk Black...
Mary Karr is an award-winning poet and memoirist. She is the author of Lit, the...
On Kawara is a Japanese conceptual artist best known for his time-related work, including Date...
John Keene‘s Counternarratives (New Directions) was published in the spring of 2015, with a British...
Randall Kenan is the author of a novel, A Visitation of Spirits; two works of...
A.L. Kennedy was born in Dundee, Scotland, in 1965. She is the author of six...
Charles Kernaghan is the director of the National Labor Committee (NLC), an independent, non-profit human...
Porochista Khakpour was born in Tehran and raised in Los Angeles and lives in New York City.  Khakpour...
Anselm Kiefer is a German painter and sculptor. His work spans many mediums and often...
Jamaica Kincaid is an Antiguan-American novelist, essayist, gardener, and gardening writer. She has published five...
Mary Kinzie is a poet, editor, critic, and teacher. She is the author of seven...
Adam Kirsch is the author of The Thousand Wells: Poems and the book critic of...
Katie Kitamura is a critic and novelist living in NYC. She is the author of...
Philip Kitcher is the John Dewey Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. An eminent philosopher...
Phil Klay is the author of the short story collection Redeployment (winner of the National...
Naomi Klein is an award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, fellow at The Nation Institute, and author...
August Kleinzahler‘s poetry is described by the New York Times as “a modernist swirl of...
Joanna Klink is the author of three books of poetry, They Are Sleeping, Circadian, and...
Karl Ove Knausgaard is a Norwegian author whose books include A Time for Everything and...
Sarah Knopp taught high school in the Los Angeles Unified School District from 2000-2013, and...
Hinewirangi Kohu-Morgan is a Maori artist, poet, and activist, who lives and works in Aotearoa...
Elizabeth Kolbert‘s first book, The Prophet of Love and Other Tales of Power and Deceit...
Yusef Komunyakaa was born in 1947 in Louisiana, where he was raised during the beginning...
Ted Kooser is currently serving a second term as the nation’s Poet Laureate. His appointment...
Jonathan Kozol‘s books have set the agenda for social change for three decades, covering issues...
Efraín Kristal is a professor of Spanish and comparative literature at the University of California...

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