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Kelly J Beard

Gordana Lozo

Kelly J. Beard practiced employment discrimination in the Atlanta area for two decades. She was recognized as a “Super Lawyer,” a “Star of Atlanta,” and as one of the nation’s “Preeminent Female Lawyers,” and received a certificate of recognition from the Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence for her service. In 2016, she earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her work appears in Creative Nonfiction, Santa Ana River Review, Five Points, Bacopa Literary Review, and others.

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An Imperfect Rapture
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Zone 3 Press
November 2018
ISBN 9780990633365
282 pages
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Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. "Written with the spare, sensual, and deeply evocative prose of a master, this brave and ultimately transcendent memoir is an absolute gem. More/less

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