Kellye Crocker

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Kellye
Crocker, MFA
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  • Young Writers Program
Kellye Crocker, MFA

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Kellye Crocker writes novels for kids and teens and short nonfiction for adults. She’s a longtime self-employed writer and editor whose work has appeared in Better Homes and Gardens, Parents, Glamour, and Ladies’ Home Journal, among others. She’s also written for companies such as Liberty Mutual Insurance, Lane Bryant, Carnival Cruise Lines, and Kraft Foods. A former daily newspaper reporter, Kellye has taught writing at two universities, worked in library youth services, and as a reader for a literary agent. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism. She’s a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and Lighthouse Writers Workshop. She kicked off 2017 with a one-month writing residency at Vermont Studio Center. As a kid, Kellye was a pasty bookworm whose mom forced her outside to play. Reading and writing remain Kellye’s favorite things. Along with her dog and ice cream. And, of course, her family. A longtime Iowan who recently moved to Colorado, Kellye has discovered a new love: Mountains.

Classes with Kellye Crocker, MFA

Writing workshop for grades 3-8
Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

This Old House for grades 3-8

December 28, 2017

NaNoWriMo for grade 6-8
Fiction, Nonfiction

5-Week: NaNoWriMo for grade 6-8

October 30, 2017