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Karla Kelsey

Karla Kelsey is author of three chapbooks and two full-length books of poetry: Knowledge, Forms the Aviary and Iteration Nets, both published by Ahsahta Press. She edits and contributes to Fence Books' Constant Critic poetry book review website and has had essays on poetics published in literary journals and anthologies. Her most recent essay, about Mary Jo Bang, is forthcoming in the new Wesleyan anthology American Women Poets in the 21st Century edited by Claudia Rankine and Lisa Sewell. A recipient of a Fulbright lectureship, Karla graduated from the Iowa Writers' Workshop (MFA), and the University of Denver (PhD). She is on permanent faculty at Susquehanna University.