Kerri Arsenault

Kerri  Arsenault serves on the Board of the National Book Critics Circle and is a the Book Review Editor for Orion magazine. She also writes for and teaches nonfiction in The Master of Arts program in Writing and Oral Traditions at the Graduate Institute in Bethany, CT.  Her forthcoming book, What Remains, is about the generational and environmental legacies I’ve inherited from growing up in a paper mill town in Western Maine. Due out in Fall 2020.

In 2018 Kerri was writer-in-residence at Litteraturhuset in Oslo, Norway and was been selected for a two-month writer’s residency at 100 West Corsicana, (Texas) for 2019.

Kerri received an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School and previously studied in the Master programme in Communication for Development, Malmö University, Sweden, an interdisciplinary program analyzing the interplay between politics, media, information and communication technology, international development, diversity, conflict resolution, and theories of social change within the context of globalization.

Kerri is a member of: PEN AmericaMaine Writers & Publishers Association,  and is represented by the incomparable, super likable, hard-working Sarah Burnes from The Gernert Company.