Kelly Marages is a writer based in Harlem, NYC and the founder of the book recommendation project, Literalati. She has worked in magazine publishing for more than a decade, most recently as Deputy Editor of Us Weekly. Prior to Us, she served as an editor at Marie Claire and Shape magazines.
Currently freelancing, Kelly writes regularly for a variety of publications. She's been published in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Men's Health, Vulture.com, MentalFloss.com and various other websites and magazines. She's also a ghostwriter and a copywriter who counts financial institutions and national retailers as clients.
Kelly received an MFA from Bennington College in 2015. Her fiction has been published in Bridge Eight, Coda Quarterly and Selfish. Her story "Planes" placed second in the 2016 Harper's Ferry Review Flash Fiction contest judged by Tara Ison, and appears in the journal's Fall 2016 edition.
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