About

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Kelly Q. Anderson is a journalist for several lifestyle, parenting, and family publications. Her work has been featured in Chicago Parent Magazine, 101.9FM The Mix, and Mommy Nearest (the App for all things family-friendly). She is a longtime newspaper columnist for The Glencoe Anchorpenning her ‘City Girl Confessions’ as she grapples with urban-to-suburban living.

Additionally, Ms. Anderson serves as a contributor and occasional host of Writers Open Mic events along the North Shore. Her speaking engagements cover parenting, journalism, social media, and lifestyle topics. She has served as featured speaker at Chicago public schools for Literacy Week in which she discussed the perks and perils of a professional writing career.

Ms. Anderson is the creator of the interview series Convos with Writers, an 11-question web series with writers, authors, and bloggers in all facets. In 2018, she was invited to present at Lakes High School during Writers Week where she conducted a live interview of Convos With Writers for 150 high school students.

Ms. Anderson holds a B.A. in Journalism and a B.A. in Communications Studies from the University of Iowa, and she completed further studies at The Writer’s Loft in Chicago. She resides in Glencoe.

For media requests: KellyQBooks (@) gmail.com