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Chelsey K. Shannon

Chelsey K. Shannon is a writer and an editor at the University of New Orleans Press. In 2019, she earned an MFA from the UNO Creative Writing Workshop. As a teenager, she published the memoir Chelsey: My True Story of Murder, Loss, and Starting Over. Chelsey is committed to interrogating and creating from her position as a biracial Black queer femme in the form of memoir, zines, and visual art. Originally from Cincinnati, she lives in New Orleans with her family.