Kelle Groom

Kelle Groom-Black & White headshotKELLE GROOM is the author of four poetry collections and the memoir, I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl  (Simon & Schuster, 2012),  a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick, New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice selection, a Library Journal Best Memoir, Barnes & Noble Best Book of the Month, Oprah O Magazine selection, and Oxford American Editor’s Pick.

Her four poetry collections are Spill, (forthcoming from Anhinga Press), Five Kingdoms (Anhinga Press, 2010), Luckily (Anhinga, 2016), and Underwater City (University Press of Florida, 2004). Her work has appeared in AGNIAmerican Poetry ReviewBest American PoetryThe New YorkerNew York TimesPloughshares, and Poetry, among others.