Kelli Allen


Saint Charles, MO 63304

Author's Bio

Kelli Allen’s work has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies in the US and internationally. She is Poetry Editor for The Lindenwood Review and she directs River Styx’s Hungry Young Poets Series.
Her chapbook, Some Animals, won the 2016 Etchings Press Prize. Her chapbook, How We Disappear, won the 2016 Damfino Press award. Her full-length poetry collection, Otherwise, Soft White Ash, arrived from John Gosslee Books (2012) and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. Her latest collection, Imagine Not Drowning, was released by C&R Press in January 2017.

Publications & Prizes

Imagine Not Drowning (C&R Press, 2017)
Otherwise, Soft White Ash (Fjord Press, 2012)
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Lily Lit Review
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Puerto del Sol
The New York Quarterly
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Damfino Press Chapbook Prize 2016

Etchings Press Chapbook Prize 2016


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Last update: Aug 09, 2017