Ingrid Keir is a poet, performer and educator. She is co-founder of the Word Party, a long-running San Francisco poetry and jazz series. Ingrid lectured Creative Writing at San Francisco State University where she received both her M.F.A and B.A. degrees. She has written several chapbooks and released a new book of poetry in September 2016, The Choreography of Nests, published by Feather Press. Her work has been published in literary journals such as: Two Hawks Quarterly, The Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, Sparkle and Blink and Out of Our. She was shortlisted for the 2016 Litquake poetry contest.