The Poetry of Mary Oliver

Kiya Heartwood (Stealin Horses, Wishing Chair) is an award-winning UU singer-songwriter. Kiya tours nationally and internationally as a solo artist and as the “band” for her life partner Rev. Meg Barnhouse. Originally from Kentucky, Kiya makes her happy home in Austin, TX. Kiya has a B.A. in Creative Writing from the Honors program at the University of Kentucky, a B.A. in Music Composition from Converse College in South Carolina and a M.A. in Cultural Studies (Folklore) from Norwich University in Vermont. She is currently studying at Starr King School for the Ministry in their MDiv. program.