Kelly Magee

Washington, United States

Member Since: 08/22/2012

Kelly Magee is the author of Body Language (University of North Texas Press 2006), which won the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Short Fiction, The Neighborhood (Gold Wake Press 2017), and several collaborative books, including With Animal (Black Lawrence Press in 2015).  Her writing has appeared in Granta, Gulf Coast, Kenyon Review, Crazyhorse, Booth, Barrelhouse, Nimrod, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Passages North, Ninth Letter, Literary Mama, Word Riot, Juked, The Tampa Review, Diagram, Black Warrior Review, Indiana Review, and others. She is an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Western Washington University. You can find links to her writing at


Twitter Username: @kmagee29


  • The Neighborhood , Gold Wake Press (January 1, 2017)
  • With Animal , Black Lawrence Press (June 2015)
  • Body Language , University of North Texas Press (November 2006)
  • Your Sick , Jellyfish Highway Press (March 2016)


  • Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Short Fiction(2006)


  • Associate Professor at Western Washington University


  • Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from The Ohio State University (June 2003)

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Poetry