Kelly Brown is an established Grand Rapids writer, fitness instructor, and marketer.
Kelly is the Marketing Manager for Green Giftz in West Michigan, Barre Instructor at Beer City Barre, Director of the Writers Under 30 Program through Write616, and the Varsity Competitive Cheer Coach at Rockford High School. She is sits as Marketing Chair for the Monroe North Business Association and a Board Member of Write616.
She is currently a staff writer for Revue Magazine and Women's Lifestyle Magazine. Her areas of interest include beer, food, wine, and fitness & nutrition. Her non-fiction has been featured in Traverse Magazine, Grand Traverse Woman, MyNorth.com, Solace Magazine and Holl and Lane Magazine. Her short fiction has been published online at Gone Lawn, Talking Soup, and featured in The 3288 Review, Brazenhead Review, and elsewhere.
She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Writing and English at Grand Valley State University. In 2018, Kelly was a finalist for the #GRBossBabes awards through Shevents in the Side Hustler category. She has given talks at GVSU and been featured on WZZM 13.
When not working, Kelly competes in local CrossFit competitions, studies birds (mostly chickens), drinks beer and dives into a good true crime podcast.
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