Maria Kelson

Maria Kelson

CRIME WRITING, POETRY, FREELANCE MISCHIEF

Take a look


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I made this for you.

Flexible Bones, a finalist for the Colorado Book Award in Poetry, and How Long She'll Last in This World, a finalist for the PEN Center USA Award in Poetry, are available on Amazon  or through University of Arizona Press (published as Maria Melendez).

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And I'm working on something new.

A mystery!  My contemporary crime novel won Sisters in Crime's inaugural Eleanor Taylor Bland Award for a crime fiction work-in-progress by a writer of color. Progress continues! Follow along on Twitter.

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What else can I do for you?

Interactive community presentations on literature and social justice, crime fiction readings and workshops, poetry performances for all ages, and freelance features. Try me! maria@mariakelson.com