Kaie Kellough is a novelist, poet, and sound performer. His work emerges at a crossroads of social engagement and formal experiment. He lives in Montréal and maintains a strong relationship with the Caribbean, with roots in Guyana.
His books include: Magnetic Equator (poetry, McClelland and Stewart, 2019, ed. Dionne Brand), and Dominos at the Crossroads (short fiction, Véhicule, 2019, ed. Dimitri Nasrallah). His novel Accordéon was shortlisted for the Amazon/Walrus Foundation Fist Novel Award.
Kaie’s s vocal performances, recorded audio, and electronic narratives explore migration and the instabilities it produces. Since 2011 he has created mixed media compositions with saxophonist and synthesist Jason Sharp.
Kaie’s work has traveled internatinoally, notably to festivals in the UK, Australia, and southern Europe. He continues to craft new passages.