Kelly Whiddon has published poems in Crab Orchard Review, Meridian, Poetry International, Spoon River Poetry Review, South Dakota Review, and Slipstream, among others. Verse Daily online poetry has featured her poems. Whiddon's interests include creative writing (poetry and fiction), 20th century American literature and women's studies. She is the creative writing organizer for the Crossroads Writer's Conference in Macon, GA.
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