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 spring 2019. Her second full-length poetry collection will be published by Main Street Rag in late 2019/early 2020. 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