Kelly’s Article in Maisonneuve, Battle Fatigue

I’m so excited to see that my article, “Battle Fatigue,” appears in the Winter issue of Maisonneuve Magazine, a literary magazine based out of Montreal. “Battle Fatigue” addresses sexual harassment in the Canadian Armed Forces, and while I am a proud CAF veteran, I am also a louder and prouder feminist. This article was a

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Creative Non Fiction Course at Royal Roads- Come learn with me!

You still have time to enrol in my course, Telling True Stories, at Royal Roads University Continuing Education Department. The course is four weeks long, distanced learning, and allows students to explore the creative non fiction genre in all it’s forms, including lyric, flash, memoir, biography, and so much more. The course description reads: Everyone

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Everyday Heroes one of CBC’s Top 20 Nonfiction for Fall

It’s exciting times as Everyday Heroes: Inspirational stories from men and women of the Canadian Armed Forces, which releases this fall from Simon & Schuster Canada, ranked on one of CBC Book’s fall preview lists! My essay, “Basically Broken” appears in this anthology. CBC Books does lots of roundups of great books, so I was

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Telling True Stories Creative Non Fiction at Royal Roads University

I’m so excited to teach my upcoming course, Telling True Stories, at Royal Roads University Continuing Education Department. The course is four weeks long, distanced learning, and allows students to explore the creative non fiction genre in all it’s forms, including lyric, flash, memoir, biography, and so much more. The course description reads: Everyone has

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Winner of the 2017 Barbara Novak Award for Personal Essay

It was a great week for writing! My essay, “Strip, Reveal and Sex Appeal,” which appeared in Ruth Daniell‘s book with Caitlin Press, “BOOBS: Women explore what it means to have breasts”, has won the 2017 Barbara Novak Award for Personal Essay with the Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC). This essay explored my foray into burlesque dancing

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Kelly’s Essay to Appear in New Simon & Schuster Canada Anthology

I’m excited to announce that my new essay, “Basically Broken” will appear in a new anthology with Simon & Schuster Canada in October, 2017. The book is titled Everyday Heroes: Inspirational Stories from Men and Women in the Canadian Armed Forces, with the incredible Jody Mitic, who I have endless respect for. The book collects veterans from

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