Kelsey Bryan-Zwick

Author Photo [18538]Kelsey Bryan-Zwick is a poet, a bookbinder, and an artist from Long Beach, California.  As a child she lived in Spain, where she developed her taste for fresh bread, green olives, and began learning Spanish.  She is a graduate of UCSC, with a B.A. in Literature/Creative Writing-Poetry, and a Pushcart Prize nominee.  Kelsey is self-taught as a visual artist, creating bright, graphic images that revel in the beauty of nature.  Her poetry appears in, East Jasmine Review, Then & Now: Conversations with Old Friends, Like a Girl: Perspectives on Feminine Identity, A Poet Is A Poet No Matter How Tall, Cadence Collective: Long Beach Poets, and in the forthcoming Storm Cycle 2015: The Best of Kind of a Hurricane Press.  Kelsey’s newest chapbook, Watermarked (Sadie Girl Press), intermixes her poetry and artwork in bold tones.

California Foothills (2)

Primavera (2)

Adelpha Californica with Circle (2)

California Succulents with Grasshopper (2)

Portrait of Frida [18552]


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