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 HUAS HUSL LIT CRWT

Professional Preparation

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


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


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


“Case Study of a Book of Arsenical Wallpaper”
2018/11 Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Safety and Cultural Heritage Summit
2019/05–2019/06 Solo exhibition at The Reading Room
From Sea to Seen: a metaLAB conversation with A. Kendra Greene
2020/11 Harvard University, November 5
PEN America: Actions into Words - a conversation with A. Kendra Greene and Fowzia Karimi
2020/10 October 27
Wigtown Book Festival w/ Heather Parry
2020/10 October 1


Guest Artist
Nasher Sculpture Center
Writer in Residence
Dallas Museum of Art
Associate Editor
Southwest Review