Kelly Krumrie’s prose, poetry, and criticism are forthcoming from or appear in DIAGRAM, La Vague, The Explicator, Black Warrior Review, Full Stop, and elsewhere. She writes a monthly column for Tarpaulin Sky Magazine that puzzles over and gives shape to writing, art, and environments that integrate or concern mathematics and the sciences. She is currently a PhD candidate in Creative Writing / Literature at the University of Denver where she serves as the Prose Editor for Denver Quarterly.

Before coming to Denver, Kelly taught children in various forms, spending eight years at Montessori elementary and middle schools. When she was a teacher, she published under the name Kelly Werrell. When she writes anonymously, she writes as [circle].

Her surname is pronounced krum-rye (like a crumb of rye bread).




PhD (in progress) English & Literary Arts: Creative Writing, University of Denver

MA Gifted / Talented Education, University of Northern Colorado

MFA Creative Writing, University of San Francisco

BA English, Linguistics, University of Colorado at Boulder