Kevin Jacob Kelley has written essays and articles for The Independent, High Country News, Entropy, The Massachusetts Review, Potomac Review, Eastern Iowa Review, Santa Ana River Review, Thin Air Literary Magazine, and the now-closed Crixeo Magazine.
His recent essay “Po-Tay-To/Po-Tah-To” was nominated for a Pushcart 2021 Prize and was a Best American Essays 2020 Notable Essay.
Currently, he is a reader for Best of the Net and an Assistant Professor of English and Literature at Red Rocks Community College near Denver, CO.
Formally, he was a podcast producer at Wyoming Public Radio, worked as a Fake Patient in a nursing program, and taught writing classes at Boise State University, University of Wyoming, and The Cabin in Idaho. He has also published opinion letters in the Idaho Statesman, Idaho Press-Tribune, and Laramie Boomerang.
Kevin holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Wyoming, an MA in English from Boise State University, and a BA in Psychology from Boise State University.
Email him at writerkevinkelley [at] gmail [dot] com.