Kelly Jean Fitzsimmons is a writer, teacher, and storyteller. Her work has appeared in Newtown Literary, Crack the Spine, Liars’ League NYC, Serving House Journal, Hypertext Magazine, and HiLoBrow. She works as an adjunct writing instructor at Fairleigh Dickinson University and hosts a monthly creative writing workshop at The Astoria Bookshop. 

Earning her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from FDU, she combined her love for theater and writing to create No, YOU Tell It! - a series that supports storytellers as they strengthen their true-life tale on the page and experience someone else’s story on stage. More info and weekly podcast at: www.noyoutellit.com