Individual Author Record
Name: Brigit Pegeen KellyPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: 1951 in Palo Alto, California Sites:
Illinois ConnectionKelly lived in Central Illinois and taught in the creative writing program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Biographical and Professional InformationBrigit Pegeen Kelly taught at the University of California at Irvine, Purdue University, and Warren Wilson College. She also taught numerous writers' conferences in the United States and Ireland. She was a professor of English at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. In 2002 the University of Illinois awarded her both humanities and campus-wide awards for excellence in teaching.In 2005 Orchard was a finalist for the Pulitzer.
*''To The Place of Trumpets'', Yale University Press, 1998*''Song'', BOA Editions, 1995*''The Orchard'', BOA Editions, 2004*''Poems: Song and the Orchard '', Carcanet Press, 2008