Kevin Carey - The Thursday Poets

About the Member

Kevin Carey: Coordinator of Creative Writing at Salem State University. Books include: three books of poetry: The One Fifteen to Penn Station (2012), Jesus Was a Homeboy (2016) which was an Honor book for the Paterson Literary Prize and Set in Stone (2020), as well as three books of fiction: The Beach People (2014), Murder in the Marsh (2020) and Junior Miles and the Junkman which will be out in September of 2023 from Fitzroy Books, an imprint of Regal House Publishing. . His poems have twice appeared on The Writers Almanac on National Public Radio and on The Academy of American Poets Poem a Day. Kevin is also a playwright and filmmaker. He has co-directed & co-produced two documentaries about poets, All That Lies Between Us and Unburying Malcolm Miller, which premiered at the Massachusetts Poetry Festival in 2017.

Films and Books for sale

Review of Set in Stone in The Brooklyn Rail
Mass Poetry Interviews Kevin Carey2020
Read an interview with Kevin about Murder in the Marsh
Brooklyn Rail Review of Murder in the Marsh
Kirkus Review of Murder in the Marsh


YouTube Channel

Read an interview about “Jesus Was a Homeboy”
Read an interview with Kevin

Radio interview on Sports Lit Radio
A poem prompted by poet Colleen Michaels for an art auction at Monserrat College of Art
Read an interview with Kevin
Read an interview about “Unburying Malcolm Miller”
Read and listen to the title poem of Kevin’s new book (May 2020) “Set in Stone” on Academy of American Poets
Watch a reading in Brewster Library
Review of Set in Stone
Revere Journal Article about Murder in the Marsh
Watch a film version of a poem The Tobin Bridge from Set in Stone