Kelly's short works have won an Honourable Mention in the Grit Lit Memoir Contest (2019), and been longlisted in CBC Radio's Short Fiction Contest twice (2017/2015); as well as CBC's Non-Fiction Contest (2019) and shortlisted for the Gloria Vanderbilt Short Fiction Contest (2012). She won first prize in the Dandelion Short Fiction Contest (1991). Her poetry and short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in The Doorways and Thresholds Anthology, by Overneath Books, U.K., Hamilton Stone Review, US, The Broken Plate, DAP: The Diverse Arts Project, SOL: English Writing in Mexico and The Malahat Review. Her work has been anthologized in Best Canadian Stories, CVC Book 2 by Exile Editions and She Writes. She has published two books--the gothic novel Mad Dog (20019/2001) which was a Globe and Mail notable book, and the mini travel companion Camino Meditations (2014). She currently lives in the Ontario countryside with her husband, a miniature schnauzer and three diligent chickens, where she writes full time.
Walking Meditation--details available on request.