Oh, Amanda, I find myself once more longing to share poems with you. Thank you for allowing me to read you and your work.
This morning’s guest is Amanda Kelly, a dear friend of mine. Amanda is currently studying Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia in Kelowna. Her poetry has been published in her debut chapbook Heartstrings, Room Magazine, UBCO’s Paper Shell and Camosun College’s Art-Poem-Art-Experiment. Amanda just finished 120 pages of her first draft of a novel exploring themes of how can queerness and faith co-exist and what that looks like in the face of religious rejection.
Check her out on Instagram: @amankelly @twoqueerbeans
Lesley-Anne: This photo of you makes me so happy, Amanda. Can you give us a little window into your life right now?
Amanda:I’m enjoying creating a sacred home with my partner, we have been moved in for five months now, and are both homebodies. She has her amassing collection of plants and I have my stack of to be read books that will last me…
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