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Victoria Kelly is the author of four books of fiction and poetry, including the novel Mrs. Houdini and the poetry collection When the Men Go Off to War.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Harvard University and received her M.F.A. from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Her fiction and poetry have appeared in Best American Poetry, The Autumn House Anthology of Contemporary American Poetry, Prairie Schooner, Alaska Quarterly Review, Southwest Review and numerous other journals and anthologies. Her novel Mrs. Houdini was a People Magazine Best New Book, a USA Today New and Noteworthy Book, a Jeopardy Pick and a Publishers Weekly Starred Debut.

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