Kaiya Gordon

MFA in Creative Writing Student



Kaiya Gordon is a poet, photoshop aficionado and Youtube fan from the San Francisco Peninsula. Their work is interested in regional California aesthetics, body and disassociation, and examining the emotional failures of language. Gordon attended the 2014 Northwestern Undergraduate Conference on Literature with a collection of poetry, was the 2015 recipient of the American Academy of Poets Prize at Lewis & Clark College, and completed an artist residency at "Residency in the Garden" in 2016. Their work has been published by the Academy of American Poets, 1001 Journal and Glass Poetry Journal.

Selected Publications


Areas of Expertise
  • Contemporary poetry
  • BA, English, Lewis & Clark College

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