Creating Space: Glenis Redmond

“Glenis Redmond is grounded in many worlds: Poetry, The Teaching Arts and Imagination Activism. As a Poet, her feet are firmly planted on both the page and the stage. As a Teaching Artist, her educational reach extends into the classroom, where she teaches both students and teachers to open to their own poetry within. As a Spiritual Activist she uses the bright bloom of her heart and soul to unlock the doors of creativity in others. Glenis is an award-winning poet, author of Backbone and Under The Sun and a Kennedy Center teaching artist. She is also a dynamic performer of her work and has presented all around the country for both student and adult audiences. Learn more about her work at

On January 17, 2021, Karen Hurley Kuchar hosted an interview with Glenis to talk about her creative process.

You can see the full video below. You can also watch excerpts containing a few of Glenis’s poems.