Kerry is a former member of the Aboriginal Studies Press Advisory Committee and her poetry and prose have been published in many journals and anthologies nationally and internationally, including in the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Australian Literature and Southerly. She is a member of the ACT UMW group and FNAWN.
She has edited, published and been published in numerous books and publications.
• Ngunnunggula (Ed) A collection of works written by Aboriginal writers and Black Woman, Black Life: (Wakefield Press)
In 2010 she received funding for the Australia Council to attend a poetry fest in the USA. In 2006 she received an ‘Outstanding Achievement in Poetry’ award and ‘Poet of Merit’ Award from the International Society of Poets. In 2005 she toured Aotearoa, New Zealand as part of the Honouring Words 3rd International Indigenous Authors Celebration Tour.
In 2003 she was awarded an International Residence from ATSIAB to attend Art Omi, New York, USA, in 1997 she toured South Africa performing in ‘ECHOES’ a national tour of the spoken word.
In 2006 she received an 'Outstanding Achievement in Poetry' award and a 'Poet of Merit' Award from the International Society of Poets.
Her works has been translated in French, Korean, Benglai, Dutch and other non-English speaking languages. (Source: Kerry Reed Gilbert, 2016)