Kelly Krumrie’s prose, poetry, and reviews are forthcoming from or appear in DIAGRAMTarpaulin Sky MagazineEntropyLa VagueFull StopBlack Warrior Review, and elsewhere. She is a PhD candidate in Creative Writing at the University of Denver and holds an MFA from the University of San Francisco. She is currently the Prose Editor at Denver Quarterly.

Before coming to DU, 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