Kendra Greene

Visiting Assistant Professor - Arts And Humanities
Tags: History of the Book Creative Writing Museum Studies Book Arts Nonfiction Fiction Text and Image Essay Icelandic Studies

Professional Preparation

MFA - Nonfiction
University of Iowa - 2012
Graduate Certificate - Book Arts
University of Iowa - 2011

Publications

The Museum of Whales You Will Never See (Penguin & Granta) 2020 - Book and audiobook
“A Plot to Which There Isn’t More Than Meets the Eye But Then There Is: a dialogue with Seven Samurai Swept Away in a River” (Atheneaum Review) 2020 - Review
“Upright Members in Good Standing” (The Common) 2020 - Essay
“Arrival” (Lone Star Literary) 2020 - Essay
“Meet the Stone Collector of Iceland’s Eastern Coast” (Lit Hub) 2020 - Excerpt
“On Necropants” (Ninth Letter) 2020 - Excerpt
“Museums of Curiosity” (i paper) 2020 - Article
“Why Doesn’t Iceland Have a Museum of Napkins?” (Atlas Obscura) 2020 - Essay
New Writing: excerpt from Anatomy of a Museum (Granta) 2020 - Excerpt
“For Eons, Iceland Has Endured Calamity Through Books” (The Wall Street Journal) 2020 - Essay

Awards

Library Innovation Lab Fellowship - Harvard University Law School [2018]
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship - U.S. Department of Education [2008]
ETA - Fulbright - South Korea [2003]

Presentations

“Case Study of a Book of Arsenical Wallpaper”
2018/11 Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit
TOXIC
2019/05–2019/06 Solo exhibition at The Reading Room
Soaring Gardens: The Second Decade
2021/02–2021/03 Hope Horn Gallery, University of Scranton
Preview November 13-20, 2020, Exhibition February 5-March 12, 2021
Reading @ Magic City Books
2020/07 July 30
Reading w/ John Freeman @ Book People
2020/08 August 18

Affiliations

Guest Artist
2015/11
Nasher Sculpture Center
Writer in Residence
2014/01–2016/10
Dallas Museum of Art
Associate Editor
2018/03
Southwest Review