Author. Teacher. Editor.

For years, Kelly taught high school students English and Reading. Now, she's a YA author represented by Kari Sutherland, and the editor for Blue Ocean Brain. Her debut YA historical fantasy is coming in the fall of '19 (Delacorte/Random House). 

 

 

"Fleeing Hurricane Irma: An Insider's Story" @ The Washington Post

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We watch as a reporter is battered by wind from Cuba. We listen to Sen. Marco Rubio urging coastal residents to leave Florida and warning that the path of the hurricane is unpredictable. We see image after image of destruction.

“Babe,” I start, but he’s ahead of me.

“You’re right,” he says. “Let’s go.”

20 Reasons Your Preschooler Isn't Taking His Nap (Yes. It's Your Fault.)

"Look. I know that nap time is the only time you get away from the tiny, sticky fingers and wild, maniacal eyes of your 3-year-old."

Let Him Go. I'll Have to Let Him Go.

"But for a moment, my mind flashed to those future times I'd have to do this very thing. Let him sail off into the sunset on his own."