Kelly Norman Ellis
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Born: in Belleville, Illinois
Kelly Norman Ellis is an assistant professor of English at Chicago State University. Currently, she lives on Chicago’s south side.
Biographical and Professional Information
Kelly Norman Ellis is an associate professor of English and director of the MFA in Creative Writing Program at Chicago State University. She is the author of Tougaloo Blues and co-editor of Spaces Between Us: Poetry, Prose and Art on AIDS/HIV, both from Third World Press. Her work has appeared in Crab Orchard Review, Sou'Wester, PMS poemmemoirstory, Tidal Basin Review, Calyx, and The Ringing Ear. In 2010 Essence Magazine voted her one of their forty favorite poets. She is a Cave Canem Poetry Fellow and founding member of the Affrilachian Poets.
Tougaloo Blues, Third World Press, 2003
Offerings of Desire, Aquarius Press/Willow Books, 2012
Titles at Your Library
Release Date: 2003-06-01
Offerings of Desire
Release Date: 2012-02-20
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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