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About Me

A creative soul with dyslexia is not the kind of person you expect to become an academic and an author, yet that is exactly who I am. Raised with a love of books, I struggled to read as a child and now passionately defend the human right to education. I have a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing from the University of Southern Maine Stonecoast program, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and Creative Writing with a minor in Evolutionary Biology from the University of Arizona.
Books are my life and education is my passion. I am currently applying for collegiate teaching positions in San Diego, CA and querying representation for my Young Adult Fantasy series of fairy tale retellings. My feminist critiques of popular YA Fantasy novels, reviews of upcoming diverse literature, and advice for aspiring authors can be found on my author blog.

 

The Princess and the Skinshifter

CURRENT WORK-IN-PROGRESS

A princess in her year of coming out, Adelina must come up with a plan that will get her out of a marriage to a manipulative monster. 
You think you've heard the tale of the Frog Prince, but you've never heard this legend behind the fairy story. Fall into the world of Marchenwelt--an alternate ancient Bavaria where fairy tales actually happened, just not as you have heard them. When Adelina, a headstrong princess, agrees to let skinshifter, Haakon, live in the royal palace, it is up to her to find out his plan and save her kingdom. Fantasy/Fairy Tale Retelling. 14 and up.

 

Write On: A Blog

OFFICIAL BLOG OF AUTHOR KELSEY OLESEN

Wherein I share my thoughts on books, media, and life from a writer's perspective. For all perspective writers and hidden creatives, I attempt to assist your endeavors through wit and humor. Check out what's going on in a writer's life and then, Write On!

 

How to Fix “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”

November 16, 2019

Save the World: Recommend Books!

June 7, 2019

Favoritism is a Slippery Slope

August 31, 2018

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