Kelly Kerney is an American novelist. Her first novel, Born Again, was published in 2006.
After having been raised in a Pentecostal Church, Kerney graduated from Bowdoin College in 2002 and later received her MFA from the University of Notre Dame.
Born Again follows an evangelical Christian who comes to terms with evolution. The novel received several positive reviews, including ones from Entertainment Weekly, The San Francisco Chronicle, The New York Times, and Pulitzer Prize-winner Richard Russo.