by Dylan Kinnett
Writings, Publications, and Creative Work
Dylan Kinnett is a writer and web developer who makes spoken word performances, chapbooks, experimental music, code projects, and photos.
The term "poet" is loaded with assumptions about romanticism, rhyme, rigidity. An "author" might be assumed to produce genre novels, or news journalism, but I don't. I do write and also I work with performance and new media. In the end, they're all restrictive categories but if you have to pick one, how about language art?about
Interactive collaboration with artists, audience and typewriter. Accompanying exhibition and publication. Cardinal art space. Baltimore, Maryland. 2017.
Interactive collaboration with artists, audience and typewriter. Accompanying exhibition and publication. This was the inaugural event for the Cardinal art space. Baltimore, Maryland. 2017.
Spoken word performance at the 10th Annual Left of the Bank fundraiser reading for the Shepherdstown Public Library in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. 2014.
Spoken word performance by Dylan Kinnett at the 10th Annual Left of the Bank fundraiser reading for the Shepherdstown Public Library in West Virginia. Friends of Shepherdstown Library presented an evening of poetry readings and music on Friday, April 11, 2014.
Featured spoken word performance at Write Nite, Preservation Pub in Knoxville, TN. 2012.
Knoxville’s Write Nite reading series combnines interviews, performances and occasional antics, at the scenic Preservation Pub. As a featured performer there, I provided some antics, with an early rendition of my routine, What’s the Catch?
Welter. University of Baltimore. 2006 and 2008.
On two occasions, I’ve been published in Welter, the University of Baltimore’s literary journal. The first, in 2006, was a poem entitled Eviction. The second, in 2008, was a poem entitled Make Your Own Fun.
- Date: 2006
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Published by the Extreme Writing Community, a group dedicated to experimental literature. The community’s posts are written in Ukrainian and English. 2013. Online.
As a writer, it was an interesting challenge for me, when an editor asked me to write an artist statement. As the name implies, artist statements are typically for (visual) artists who sometimes struggle to write artist statements.