Author: Kaaren Kitchell

Kaaren Kitchell's writing life began in Paradise Valley, Arizona, where she won the fourth-grade autobiography contest. The promised prize: a trip to Europe. The delivered prize: a film about the same. She stopped entering contests, but years later, she moved to Paris. Her poems have since appeared in numerous literary journals, various anthologies, and in a fine art manuscript at the Getty Museum. She received an MFA in Creative Writing, Fiction, from Antioch University, LA. She has worked as a performance artist, a tutor for blind high school students, a cook on a schooner, a bookseller in Sausalito, CA, Cambridge, MA, and NYC, and she and her late husband, Richard Beban, taught Living Mythically at the C.G. Jung Institute in L.A., at Esalen Institute, and in private workshops in the U.S. and Paris. Their blog of her essays and his photos, Paris Play, can be found at She is Fiction Editor and Co-Poetry Editor of TheScreamOnline ( Her first full-length book of poems, ARIADNE'S THREADS, will be published by Tebot Bach in fall 2021.

Ariadne's Threads
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Ariadne's Threads

Tebot Bach

"In ARIADNE'S THREADS, Kaaren Kitchell's luminous, wise and frequently heart-breaking new collection of poetry, a contemporary Ariadne follows the threads of her own past as she retraces both distant and more recent paths through the labyrinth of a ...

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