Author Archives: Liz Kelso

About Liz Kelso

Summer by Karl Ove Knausgård

Disclaimer: I was given a free copy of this book to read prior to publication date. The copy I received was from the publisher and it is an uncorrected proof. I received no monetary compensation for this review. I just … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Magic Mala

Here is the dilemma, a great message wrapped in less than average writing. This is the case with the latest book I’ve finished: The Magic Mala: A Story That Changes Lives by Bob Olson. I thought the writing and dialogue … Continue reading

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The CNR Inaugural MFA Class 2018

My class was the first MFA class to graduate from The College of New Rochelle. A 2 year program that went full time. It was a hard road, but I did it in the time allotted to me.  Current MFA … Continue reading

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I’m a Paper Carrying ‘Artist’

Just a short post to announce that it finally happened.  After 2 years of no sleep (5 if you count the Bachelor’s), I can say that I have obtained my MFA in Creative Writing. The journey was hard but well … Continue reading

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Gregory Pardlo / Nicole Sealey

One of my recent articles for the CNR news website is up.   You will also find the same article posted in our literary magazine The Canopy Review. Here are some of the photos I took of these two fantastic poets. Read the article to … Continue reading

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MFA and Beyond

The long pauses in my blog has to stop.  When you are MFAing there really is little time for much else.  Reading and doing and writing Thesis.  But that is all coming to an end. I graduate on May 22nd … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading 12/15/17 @ La Maison d’Art, NYC

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