December 3rd: Kevin Carey Features at Stone Soup

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery at 106 Prospect Street with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. On  December 3rd, we welcome north shore author and teacher Kevin Carey, who is celebrating his new collection.

Kevin Carey teaches Writing at Salem State University. His work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, recognized with an Allen Ginsburg Poetry Award, and won Best of the Net 2011. His debut poetry collection, The One Fifteen From Penn Station, was released by CavanKerry Press this year.

His co-written movie script, Peter's Song, won Best Screenplay at the New Hampshire Film festival in 2009. Other screenwriting awards include The Massachusetts Film Office Screenwriting Competition and The Woods Hole Film Festival. His one-act plays have been staged at The New Hampshire Theater Project and at The New Works Festival in Newburyport, Massachusetts. Carey is also a seventh grade basketball coach. He lives with his family in Beverly, Massachusetts.