Ariana Kelly is the author of phone booth (Bloomsbury, 2015), and has essays, poems and reviews out or forthcoming in CleaverThe Threepenny Review, The Atlantic, Poetry Northwest, Bellingham Review, Vol. One Brooklyn, Hobart, Salon, Lit Hub, the LA Review of Books, and elsewhere. Her essay “Challenger” was selected as a notable piece in the 2020 Best American Essay Anthology, edited by Katherine Schultz. She is a 2023 recipient of a Jack Hazard Fellowship, awarded to help finish her manuscript, a memoir in essays titled LAY ME DOWN LIKE A STONE.