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Kelle Groom

Kelle Groom is the author of four poetry collections, Spill, Five Kingdoms, and Luckily (Anhinga Press), and Underwater City (University Press of Florida). Her poems have appeared in AGNI, Best American Poetry, The New Yorker, New York Times, Ploughshares, and Poetry. Her memoir, I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl (Simon & Schuster) was a Barnes & Noble Discover selection and New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice. She is on the faculty of the low-residency MFA Program at Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe and director of education programs at the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. “When Wendy Asked What We Dream” is from her poetry manuscript, Far Land.