Mary Boo Anderson

Los Angeles, California
marybooanderson @ gmail . com


2014 BFA in Studio Art, New York University

Awards and Residencies

2023 Finalist - Poet Laureate of Glendale, CA
2022 Wassaic Project Residency - Wassaic, NY
2021 Recipient of The Richard Hirsch Award for the Arts
2020 Holly & The Neighbors - Digital Residency
2019 Laboratory Residency - Spokane, WA
2017 Glittermob residency at New Woman's Space - Brooklyn, NY


2023 "I Read Some Mark Baumer Today", Fence, Issue #41
2023 "Demolition Derby", Sixth Finch, Fall 2023
2023 "2 Poems", The Dry River, Issue #3: Heat
2023 "A Sunday Afternoon with Jean Baudrillard", Spectra
2022 "2 Poems", Pom Pom Press
2022 "Hi, I'm Johnny Knoxville and This is Self-Care", Seasons of Des Pair, Spring Issue
2021 "In IKEA at the End of the World", Neutral Spaces, Issue 2
2020 “2 Poems & Selected Tweets”, Unpublishable, Simon & Schuster
2020 “2 Poems”, American Chordata, Issue 10
2018 “Excerpts from "Out of Office Reply" & "Bot Poem”, Boog City Reader
2018 “3 Poems”, Tenderness Lit
2018 “Summer Fridays”, fk fk fk zine
2018 “4 Poems”, Easy Paradise Magazine, Issue 1
2018 “1 Poem”, Witch Craft Magazine, Issue 4
2018 “3 Poems”, Hobart Magazine
2017 “4 Macros”, Peach Yearbook Season 1
2017 “3 Poems”, Metatron
2017 “Poem (Feat T-Pain)”, Talking Book Magazine
2017 “Definitely Not Love Poems”, Coffin Corner Issue 1
2017 “3 Macros”, Peach Magazine
2017 “2 Interviews”, Leste Magazine Issue 3
2016 “It's Been Monday My Whole Life” Wu-Wei Fashion Magazine Issue 11
2016 “Selected Macros from Live Stock”, Glitter Mob Magazine Issue 7
2016 “3 Macros”, Spy Kids Review Issue I 

Selected Exhibitions

2023 "Shadow Kitchen x Dirt Child", Coaxial Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2019 “Laboratory x CMTV Spokane Showcase”, Magic Lantern Theatre, Spokane, WA
2018 “We Lived Here”, White Toy Box, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “From Concrete to Liquid", Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
2016 “Nasty Women”, The Knockdown Center, Brooklyn, NY
2016 “Break The Floor”, Rabbithole Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2016 “Not Here, Nor There”, White Toy Box Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015 “What Remains”, NYU Gallatin Gallery, New York, NY
2015 “Say It With Flowers”, Kimberly-Klark Gallery, Queens, NY
2014 “From A To Be”, Happy Life Inc., Brooklyn, NY
2014 “Echoes of Your Dusty Roots”, The Outer Room, Brooklyn, NY
2014 “Amateur Performativity”, The Commons, New York, NY
2014 “Never Too Soon”, The Commons, New York, NY
2014 “Welcome Home”, White Toy Box Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2013 “Office Space”, Rosenberg Gallery, New York, NY
2012 “Works Abroad”, Berlinische Galerie Museum of Modern Art / Berlin, Germany
2012 “Addition/Edition”, Spoonbill Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY

Readings & Performances

2023 "Current Jam Issue 1 Launch", Alma's Cider and Beer, Los Angeles, CA
2023 "Dry River Press Fundraiser", Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2023 "Queerful Reading", Stories Books, Los Angeles, CA
2023 "Readings From...", Junior High, Glendale, CA
2023 "June with LoFi Lit", Online Series
2023 "The Dry River: Issue 2 Release Party", Cafe Triste, Los Angeles CA
2022 "TQR Presents", Stories Books, Los Angeles, CA
2022 "The Slam: A Poetry Comedy Show", The Yard Theater, Los Angeles, CA
2022 "First of Many", Tabula Rasa, Los Angeles, CA
2022 "Lines & Rhymes III", Heavy Manners Library, Los Angeles, CA
2022 "NDA Autofiction Reading Series", Stories Books, Los Angeles, CA
2022 "Peach x Middleyard Ep. 01", Zoom Crossover Series
2020 "Unpublishable Launch Event", McGlorick Park, Brooklyn, NY
2020 “An Evening of Hella”, Instagram Live Pandemic Series
2020 "I Miss Pisces Season", Berl's Poetry Shop, Brooklyn, NY
2019 “Same Page Reading Series”, KGB Bar, New York, NY
2019 “Ditmas Lit”, Hinterlands, Brooklyn, NY
2019 “Boys are Back in Town”, Shy’s, Brookyn, NY
2019 “Unpublishable Series”, PowerHouse Books, Brooklyn, NY
2018 “Featured Poet: Mary Boo Anderson”,The Cantab Lounge, Cambridge, MA
2018 “Tom Sawyer by Joseph Grantham Release Party”, KGB Bar, New York, NY
2018 “Friends Reading”, Wendy's Subway, Brooklyn, NY
2018 “The Next Lit Fest: Witch Craft, Reality Hands & Magic Helicopter”, Whittier Cafe, Denver, CO
2018 “The Next Lit Fest Kickoff Poetry Party”, Catch's, Denver, CO
2018 “Take Care”, GoggleWorks, Reading, PA
2018 “Show Me How To Smile II”, Living Gallery Outpost, New York, NY
2018 “Flapper House Reading #22”, Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY
2018 “Easy Paradise Launch”, Spoonbill Books, Brooklyn, NY
2018 “Boog City Festival”, Unnameable Books, Brooklyn, NY
2018 “Cheap Yellow Book Launch”, Berl's Poetry Shop, Brooklyn, New York
2018 “Nonbinary Carrie Bradshaw”, Babycastles, New York, NY
2018 “Show & Tell”, Bluestockings, New York, NY
2017 “We Lived Here”, White Toy Box Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “Original Face Book Launch”, Babycastles, New York, NY
2017 “Difficult To Name Series: November Edition”, Study Hall Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “Light Reading #11”, The Attic, Toronto, Canada
2017 “Flapperhouse Reading #17”, Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “I Started A Bunch of Anarchy”, Brooklyn Co-op Space, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “Memory Foam & Friends”, The Play Pen, New York, NY
2017 “Witch Craft Mag Launch @ Catch Fest”, Sherman House, Denver, CO
2017 “Crunch Time”, Berl's Poetry Shop, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “V Rare Reading”, Muchmore's, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “Goth Night Out”, Pacific Standard, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “Bad Nudes Launch”, Berl's Poetry Shop, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “Author's Night”, Quimby's Bookstore, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “Sometimes Cool Things Are Terrible”, Baby's All Right, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “Flapperhouse Reading #13,” Pacific Standard / Brooklyn, NY
2017 “An Evening of Comedy & Craft”, Shoestring Press, Brooklyn, NY
2017 “Muse Collective Features: Mary Boo Anderson”, Bay Shore Bean, Bay Shore, NY
2016 “Maybe I've Been Living Forever”, 405 Johnson Ave, Brooklyn, NY
2016 “Bowie-ween: An After Hours Arts Experience”, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY
2016 “Opening of Sorts”, Bookkeepers, Brooklyn, NY
2016 “Saturday Night at Berl's”, Berl's Poetry Shop, Brooklyn, NY
2016 “Brew Reading Series”, Hungry Ghost, Brooklyn, NY
2016 “Working Class/ Avant Garde”, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, Brooklyn, NY
2016 “There Are Places Other Than Here”, Bowery Poetry Club,New York, NY
2016 “The Future Folds Into Today”, Babycastles, New York, NY
2016 “Break The Floor”, Rabbithole Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


2023-current Co-founder of IKEA residency
2017-2019 Co-editor of GlitterMOB Mag
2016-2018 Co-curator of Cool As Fuck Monthly Series at Pete’s Candy Store Brooklyn, NY
2016 “Seems Fake But Ok: Variety Show to Benefit NYSYLC”, MayDay Space Brooklyn, NY

References available upon request.

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