Chavawn Kelley

Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet

Laramie, WY
Wyoming US

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Going Green: True Tales from Gleaners, Scavengers, and Dumpster Divers (University of Oklahoma Press, 2009)
Good Dogs Doing Good (LaChance Publishing, 2009)
Imagination and Place: An Anthology (Imagination & Place Press, 2009)
Thoreau's Legacy (Penguin, 2009)
Wyoming Fence Lines (Wyoming Humanities Council, 2007)


Crossroads: A Southern Culture Annual (Mercer University Press, 2005)
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Janus Head


High Desert Journal
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Raven Chronicles
you are here: the journal of creative geography
Prizes won: 

Artist in Residence, Devils Tower National Monument, Fall 2009.
Literature Fellowship, Wyoming Arts Council, 2008.
Artist Residency Support Stipend, Can Serrat International Arts Center, El Bruc, Spain, Fall 2007.
Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation Artist’s Grant, 2006.
Neltje Blanchan Memorial Award, 2006.
Pushcart Prize nomination, 2005.
Artist Residency Fellowship, Ucross Foundation, Fall 2004.
Lola Homsher Research Grant, 2004.
Finalist, Walter B. Shipley Award, Creative Nonfiction/ JPMorganChase, 2002.
Literature Fellowship, Wyoming Arts Council, 2002.
Frank Nelson Doubleday Award, 1997.
Notable Essay citation in Best American Essays, 1997.

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Last update: Sep 30, 2010