Kelly Egan is a poet and writer living on the western tip of north america. She has an MFA in Poetry from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, CA. She likes to think about outer space and visit small towns.
As of September 2019, I am the featured writer in Volume 13 of Left Margin Lit’s Writers on Writing column.
On October 21st, 2018 I will be giving a poetry talk as part of the Poetic Voices series at the Dream Institute of Northern CA.
My collection, Natatorium, was recently named a finalist for the Midwest Chapbook Contest!
how a crystal works, Luna Luna, forthcoming
flyer, RHINO, April 2020
the noon, 4 poems at the onset of a year, BlazeVOX, November 2019
penumbra of an intangible holiday, still life with vacation, Taraval, given jewelry and a fictional name, where is the river, September 2019
to my mirror; escape is a place farther north; at altitude, The Laurel Review, April 2019
specificity’s a juicy glitch: dawn redwood, Denver Quarterly, June 2018
in the dream you have babies now, The Laurel Review, May 2018
all of samsara and one old-growth forest; narrative ideogram; day six, White Stag, October 2017
ballot initiative, Colorado Review, Summer 2017
Rollercoaster, Bronze Chimes, a collection of poems after Alfred Starr Hamilton, edited by Cedar Sigo, Fall 2015
Diaspora, Poets.Org, Fall 2015
Interstices, Poiesis Review, 2015
Utah, Spry, August 2014
Free, (Audio Poem) In Stereo Press, June 2013
Soliloquy, Eunoia Review, January 2013
Jungle Song, (Audio Poem) Paradigm 14, May 2010
Purge, SynergyZine 6, April 2010
En la Selva, Amazon Conservation Association (website), 2009
Essays & Reviews
Romina Freschi’s Echo of the Park, Latin American Literature Today
Elaine Kahn’s Women in Public, Omniverse
Suzanne Buffam’s A Pillow Book, Omniverse
Ayahuasca’s Influence on Great Writers, Literary Traveler
Full creative resume available upon request