Kelsey Ann Kerr taught writing composition at the University of Maryland and American University, and holds an M.F.A. in poetry from the University of Maryland. She will be attending law school at George Washington University Law School beginning in the fall of 2021. Kelsey has received scholarships from the Sewanee Writers' Conference and the Big River Writers' Conference. Her poetry also has been nominated for Best of the Net 2017 and 2018. Kelsey's work can be found in Stirring: A Literary Collection, New Delta Review, Mezzo Cammin, The Sewanee Review and the Atlanta Review, among others. She is revising and seeking publication for her first manuscript, The Anatomy of Color, which was a semi-finalist in the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award competition in 2019.