Kelly Nelson is a poet & anthropologist who teaches Interdisciplinary Studies at Arizona State University.
She is the author of two chapbooks, Rivers I Don’t Live By and Who Was I to Say
I Was Alive. Her poetry has appeared in Interim, Anomaly, Jet Fuel Review, Seattle Review, Forklift Ohio, Best American Experimental Writing & elsewhere.
She sings in an all-female a cappella group, leads tours at a contemporary art museum, and teaches ekphrastic and found poetry classes at her local library.
According to Google Arts & Culture, she looks like Australian modernist painter Margaret Preston in her 1930 self portrait.