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Poem Brut #88 – you are here / asemic family origins

By Kimberly Campanello.

Kimberly Campanello’s most recent project, MOTHERBABYHOME, a 796-page poetry-object and reader’s edition book comprising conceptual and visual poetry on the St Mary’s Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, Ireland, was published in April 2019 by zimZalla. She was recently awarded a Markievicz Bursary from Ireland’s Arts Council and the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht for (S)worn State(s), a poetry collaboration with Dimitra Xidous and Annemarie Ní Churreáin. In March 2020, she represented the UK in Munich at Klang Farben Text: Visual Poetry for the 21st Century, a three-day visual poetry festival inspired by the international concrete poetry movement of the 1950s and 60s curated by SJ Fowler and Chris McCabe. Kimberly is Programme Leader for Creative Writing and a member of the Poetry Centre in the School of English at the University of Leeds.

First published in 3:AM Magazine: Monday, April 27th, 2020.