Kelly Forsythe is the author of “Perennial”, and a digital chapbook of poems, “Helix”. Her work has been published in American Poetry Review, Salt Hill, The Minnesota Review, and Columbia Poetry Review, among others. She was recently featured in American Poet as an Academy of American Poets “Emerging Poet,” with an introduction by Noelle Kocot. For over half a decade, Forsythe was the Director of Publicity for Copper Canyon Press. She is on the Board of Directors for Alice James Books. Forsythe works at National Geographic, where she helps to manage the literary PR strategy for the books division. She lives in Washington, D.C. She/her.