Sarah Kay is a writer, performer and educator from New York City.

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Sarah Kay has shared her poems in cornfields in Iowa, an orthodontist's office in Nepal, a ship on a fjord in Norway, a nightclub in Singapore, the Royal Danish Theatre in Denmark, Carnegie Hall in New York City, the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, the back rooms of dive-bars, middle school gymnasiums and once on top of someone's dining room table. She is the 2022 New Arizona Fellow at New America and the author of four books of poetry: No Matter the WreckageBThe Type, and All Our Wild Wonder. And she is the founder and co-director of Project VOICE, an organization that uses poetry to entertain, educate and inspire students and teachers worldwide.

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Live from TED2022

Awe: Notes from Session 11 of TED2022

April 14, 2022

What a week! Eleven mainstage sessions of TED Talks, two sessions of TED Fellows talks, an incredible array of on-site activations, countless Discovery Sessions, parties, dinners and more made TED2022 a triumphant return to Vancouver. The closing session of the conference capped off the week with world-changing ideas from the mountains of Nepal to the […]

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Live from TED2019

Play: Notes from Session 9 of TED2019

April 18, 2019

The more we look, the more our digital and analog worlds are blending. What is this future we are entering? In Session 9 of TED2019, we peer into the thrilling, sometimes frightening, often hilarious world of technology. The event: Talks and tech demos from TED2019, Session 9: Play, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson […]

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