Kelly Norman Ellis

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Kelly Norman Ellis is a recipient of a Kentucky Foundation for Women writer’s grant, a Cave Canem fellow, and founding member of the Affrilachian Poets. Ellis is an associate professor of English and creative writing, and chairperson for the Department of English, Foreign Languages and Literatures at Chicago State University. Her poetry has appeared in Sisterfire: Black Womanist Fiction and Poetry, Spirit and Flame, Role Call: A Generational Anthology of Social and Political Black Literature and Art, Boomer Girls, Essence Magazine, Obsidian, Calyx, and Cornbread Nation.

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