Kelsey Daly

Kelsey Daly is a writer and photographer living in Minneapolis. With a background in conflict resolution, she worked as an assistant for the Veteran’s Book Project, a series of workshops that helped survivors of war and refugees write autobiographical books, as well as the Positive Stories Project at the Research and Documentation Center in Sarajevo, which sought stories of compassion across the societal divides of the 1992-1995 conflict.  She was the recipient of a 2020 Minnesota State Artist Initiative Grant to research and write a wilderness fantasy YA novel set on the North Shore.  She has taught youth workshops in creative writing, non-fiction storytelling, and photography locally and abroad.