Kelly Creighton

(1979 / Belfast)

Biography of Kelly Creighton

Kelly Creighton is a poet and fiction writer with work in literary journals The Stinging Fly, Long Story, Short, Wordlegs, The Galway Review, A New Ulster, The Boyne Berries and numerous other publications.
She was awarded second place in the Abroad Writers’ Conference Short Story Competition judged by Robert Olen Butler, long-listed for The RTE Guide/Penguin Ireland short story contest and shortlisted for the Carousel Writers.

Kelly Creighton's Works:

Kelly's poetry collection Three Primes was published by Lapwing Publications, Belfast, in September 2013.

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The Uprising

At the poet’s reading people sit,
read the paper before she begins.

They read about portraits;
the unflattering portrait of
a pregnant princess and the
true portrait of a dead ‘sir’
with a catalogue of crimes.

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