Kelly Q. Anderson is a journalist for several lifestyle 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 served as a longtime newspaper columnist for The Glencoe Anchorpenning her ‘City Girl Confessions’ for six years (before the pandemic torpedoed local news). She has a short story being published in 2021 and is currently editing a novel.

Fostering a passion for inclusion, Ms. Anderson founded the LGBTQ+ Initiative at Winnetka Congregational Church, and works with local government, businesses, and places of faith to implement inclusive programming and events. She is currently enrolled in Cornell University’s Diversity & Inclusion Certificate Program via eCornell.

Ms. Anderson holds a B.A. in Journalism and a B.A. in Communications Studies from the University of Iowa, and is currently a student at StoryStudio in Chicago. She is an active member of the storied Off-Campus Writers’ Workshop. 

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