Kelsey Wartelle

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Kelsey Wartelle (she/her) is a poet, actress, playwright and performance artist. Born and raised in Lafayette and currently living in New Orleans, her work largely focuses on the simultaneous exaltation and desecration of the emotional and physical landscape of Louisiana. Her poetry has appeared in Tilted House, Capulet, and Trampoline. Her one-act play, Chains of Spanish Moss, received an honorable mention at the 2018 New Works of Merit Playwrighting Contest.