Poetry. Women's Studies. Addiction. In Eleanor Kedney's BETWEEN THE EARTH AND SKY, a brother's heroin addiction is at the center of a family where love is difficult to accept from one another, yet it is the thing that delivers understanding and forgiveness to a sister who bravely carries the family legacy.
Eleanor Kedney is the author of the chapbook The Offering (Liquid Light Press, 2016). Her work has appeared in Miramar Poetry Journal, New Ohio Review, The Fourth River, Sliver of Stone, and other journals. She has contributed to several anthologies, including The Cumberland River Review: The First Five Years (Trevecca Nazarene University, 2018) and The Writers Studio at 30 (Epiphany Editions, 2017). Her poem "Bubbles Blown through a Wand" won the 2019 riverSedge Poetry Prize (University of Texas Rio Grande Valley). Kedney is the founder of the Tucson branch of the New York-based Writers Studio, and served as the director for ten years. She lives in Connecticut and Arizona with her husband, Peter Schaffer, their dog, Fred, and their cat, Ivy.Author City: TUCSON, AZ USA