Ingrid Keir is a poet and artist. She is the founder and co-host of the WordParty poetry and jazz events in NY and SF. Her poetry has been published in the Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, Cantaraville Literary Quarterly, 16th & Mission Review and was selected to be in The 1st Visual Poetry & Performance Exhibition at Mission Cultural Center. Her poetry was also was selected to be in a collaborative project with artist Kyle Knobel at the Marjorie Wood gallery (2009). She has written several books of poetry: The Secrets of Like (2004), Toward the Light (2007) and is currently working on a new collection of poetry due out soon. Please see thewordparty.com and ingrid-keir.blogspot.com for more info.