Kelly Magee, MFA

she/her/hers, Professor, Associate Chair


Pronunciation: Kelly Magee: KEL-lee muh-GHEE

Kelly Magee is the author of the story collections Body Language (UNT Press 2006), winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for fiction, The Neighborhood (Gold Wake Press 2017), and A Guide to Strange Places (Red Bird Chapbooks 2017), as well as several collaborative works of poetry and prose, including With Animal (Black Lawrence Press 2015), co-written with Carol Guess. Her writing has appeared in Granta, Triquarterly, Gulf Coast, Hobart, Kenyon Review, Cutbank, and others.

Research Interests

  • Fiction
  • Creative Nonfiction
  • Queer Studies