“Patterning,” Sycamore Review (December 2018)

"Bearing Capacity: A Triptych," Sou'wester (May 2018)

"Grocery Exchange," Sou'wester (May 2018)

"Body of Water," The Florida Review (December 2017)

"In the Sound," Poetry on Buses: Your Body of Water (December 16, 2017)

"Fury,"Blue Mesa Review, Issue 32 (December, 2015)

"Notes on Machinery," The Louisville Review, Vol 75 (Spring 2014) - (essay begins on page 129)
    - Republished in Pooled Ink: Celebrating the NCW Contest Winners

"A Grief Unraveled," Front Porch 23 (May 2013)

"Cooley's Law of Gravity," Utter Magazine 2 (January 2013) 

"Bounty and Burden,"  Quiddity 5.1 (June 2012) and 6.1 (June 2013)
     - Republished by Redux (November 2013)

"Turbulence," Barely South Review (April 2012)

"Sunbeam," The Licking River Review 42 (November 2011)

"Out of Space-Out of Time" Oil and Water . . . And Other Things That Don't Mix (2010).  

"Gravity and the Geek," Public Republic (December 2008)

select honors

2011 Teresa A. White Literary Award from Quiddity International Literary Journal
2013 Pushcart Prize Nomination
"Bounty and Burden" exhibited in A Celebration of Washington Artists (2012) at the Washington State Convention Center  
"Bounty and Burden" featured in Quiddity Public Radio Episode 6.04 in honor of National Poetry Month
     - Listen to Kelly read "Bounty and Burden"
Third Place in Northern Colorado Writers 2015 Personal Essay/Creative Nonfiction Contest
Finalist in Blue Mesa Review's Summer 2015 Creative Nonfiction Contest
Finalist in Sycamore Review’s 2018 Wabash Prize in Nonfiction


"Bounty and Burden" receives special mention in New Pages review of Issue 6.1  
Interview: Motherhood by Design Series by Susan Fuller of fullerbydesign
My work receives mention in a review of Oil and Water and Other Things Don't Mix


Lyric Moment - I blog about music, leaning toward twang and soul, as well as music trends.  
Oil and Water . . . And Other Things - I authored a guest post (March 2011).