Kelly is a writer and educator. She’s taught at the college level at the University of New Hampshire and Great Bay Community College; high school English at St. Paul’s School Advanced Studies Program; middle school English at Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth; and creative writing at GrubStreet, a Boston- based nonprofit writing center. Kelly writes literary fiction and her stories can be found in Flash Fiction Magazine, Litro, New Hampshire Emerging Writers Anthology, and she was a finalist for the Charles Johnson Fiction Award with Crab Orchard Review. She also worked with Dawnland Voices 2.0, an online literary magazine for indigenous writers of New England, and was the Arts Editor for Barnstorm Literary Journal.
Kelly received her Masters of Fine Art in writing from the University of New Hampshire where she was a teaching fellow and awarded the Young Dawkins III Prize in Creative Writing. She lives near the New Hampshire seacoast with her husband, daughter, and pup. She enjoys the ocean in any weather, hiking, skiing, reading (a lot), and long-distance running.