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Aug. 30, 2022

Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio Presents Candice M. Kelsey

Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio Presents Candice M. Kelsey

Candice Kelsey (she/her) is a poet, educator, and activist. Originally from Cincinnati, she received her Bachelor's degree in English from Miami University, Oh


Candice Kelsey (she/her) is a poet, educator, and activist. Originally from Cincinnati, she received her Bachelor's degree in English from Miami University, Ohio, with an emphasis on epic poetry. She studied law for two years in Chicago but withdrew to pursue writing. She earned her Master's degree in English, with an emphasis on feminist theory, at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, a city she considers home and where she made a life for twenty-eight years. Candice currently lives in Georgia and finds inspiration from watching white-tailed deer in the backyard with her husband and three children. She remains a Dodgers fan. She has served as a fiction reader for The New England Review and as a poetry judge for Ageless Authors. She has received three Pushcart and two Best of the Net nominations. Her second full-length collection, A Girl / Woman / Teacher / Poet, is out now with Alien Buddha Press (2022), while her debut full-length collection, Still I am Pushing, is out with Finishing Line Press (2020). Candice is the author of Generation MySpace, published by Marlowe & Company (2007), a cutting-edge study of how adolescents navigated the vanguard of social media. She mentors emerging writers. A Girl / Woman / Teacher / Poet: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B9LXFJ9Q/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_N4RA0RKH9JMSNSZHE74Q