Kelly Harris received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing - Poetry from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. She has received fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown and Cave Cavem. Most recently, her her multi-media poetic essay, "Dear Naomi (and Black Girls Everywhere)" received national attention when it attracted 3K+views. Her poems have been published most recently in Torch Literary Magazine. Her podcast for a recent issue for About Place Journal's website on Congo Square: Sustaining the Sacred Post-Katrina showcases her talent as a producer and researcher. Some of her other publishing credits include: The National Parks Service Centennial Commemoration publication with Sonia Sanchez, Yale University's Cadecus Journal, Southern Review, Say it Loud: Poems for James Brown and many more. Her poetry CD, Revival, was released last year. Kelly's combination of poetry, sound and performance engages all the senses. Kalamu ya Salaam calls Kelly, "the sound of wonderful."
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