Tracie Morris has performed, researched and presented her work in over 30 countries and is the author/editor of 7 books. Her installations and performances have been featured at many distinguished national and international museums and galleries including the Dia:Chelsea, The New Museum, The Kitchen Performance Space, The Drawing Center, The Museum of Modern Art, Albertine, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Centre Pompidou, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Lévy Gorvy and The Whitney Biennial. Her most recent poetry collection is Hard Kore: Poemes/Per-Form: Poems of Mythos and Place (in English and French joca seria, 2017/2018). Tracie’s first essay of prose on writing her first work-in-progress for theater, The Impossible Man: Musings on an Archive-Based Work-in-Progress, was published in limited edition in 2019 by Tracie by Harvard Bookstore's Printed on Paige. Her creative non-fiction work, Who Do With Words is in its second, expanded edition from Chax Press (2019). Her book handholding: 5 kinds is in its second, expanded editon from Kore Press (2020).She has been a fellow of Cave Canem, the CPCW Fellow of Creative Writing at the University of Pennsylvania as well as the Millay, Yaddo and MacDowell artist colonies. Tracie holds an MFA in poetry from Hunter College, a PhD in Performance Studies from New York University and has studied acting technique extensively at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. She is a certified acting and singing voice teacher. Ms. Morris has been designated a Master Artist by the Atlantic Center for the Arts and recently served as the 2018 WPR Fellow at Harvard University. She is currently the inaugural Distinguished Visiting Professor of the Iowa Writers Workshop.