Aquarius Press/Willow Books/AUXmedia

Everything Is Necessary by Keisha-Gaye Anderson

Poetry collection by Keisha-Gaye Anderson. 

KEISHA-GAYE ANDERSON is a Jamaican-born poet, author, and visual artist. She is the author of the poetry collection Gathering the Waters (Jamii 2014) and A Spell for Living (Agape Editions 2019), which received the Editors’ Choice recognition for the 2017 Numinous Orisons, Luminous Origin Literary Award for Poetry. Keisha’s poetry, fiction, and essays have been published widely in literary magazines and journals, including Renaissance Noire, Small Axe Salon, The Killens Review of Arts and Letters, Mosaic Literary Magazine, The Literary Journal, and African Voices Magazine. Keisha is a past participant of the VONA Voices and Callaloo writing workshops, and was short-listed for the Small Axe Literary Competition. In 2018, she was named an Artist in Residence at the Brooklyn Public Library. Keisha is a graduate of the Syracuse University Newhouse School and holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from The City College, CUNY. She lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband and two children.