Kythe Maryam Heller

author, editor

Kythe Heller is a poet, writer, multimedia artist, scholar, and teaching fellow at Harvard University, where she is completing a dissertation in Comparative Religion with a second field in Literary Arts, Film and Visual Studies/Critical Media Practice. She is the author of the poetry collection Firebird, which was nominated for a Massachusetts Book Award, and several critical studies on spirituality and art. Her work has appeared widely, in American Poetry ReviewTricycleThe Southern Review, and elsewhere, and she is the recipient of fellowships and grants from The MacDowell Colony, The Mellon Foundation, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and Harvard University. She is the founder and director of Vision Lab, an interdisciplinary art and research collective, the editor of Forecast Journal, and a poet on the faculty of Bard College’s Language and Thinking Program.