About Kelly Fordon

*Painting by Jill Slaymaker.


 Kelly Fordon’s work has appeared in The Florida Review, The Kenyon Review (KRO), Rattle and various other journals. Her novel-in-stories, Garden for the Blind, was chosen as a Michigan Notable Book, an Indiefab Finalist and a Midwest Book Award Finalist, among others. She is the author of three award-winning poetry chapbooks. On the Street Where We Live, a one-act play adapted from her poetry was chosen for the 2018 Dream Up Festival in New York. Her first full-length poetry collection will be published by Kattywompus Press in 2019. She teaches at the College for Creative Studies and the InsideOut Literary Arts Project in Detroit. www.kellyfordon.com

Video from Wayne State University Press of Kelly Fordon Reading