Writer and editor Kelsey Down lives in small-town Tennessee with her partner, daughter, cat, and two dogs. She has a bachelor’s degree in English, and she also studied creative writing as an Oxford University summer scholar. Her writing has placed in the Ann Doty Short Fiction Contest and the David O. McKay Essay Contest; her short fiction has been published in The Nashville Review and Storm Cellar. She is represented by Becky LeJeune at Bond Literary Agency.
WRITING ADVICE & UPDATES
1 April 2020
Published in The Nashville Review, Issue 31, this short story about a drunken jaunt through wild woods documents the elastic nature of romantic and platonic relationships.
"A word after a word
after a word is power."