Kelly McMasters ’05SOA

Kelly McMastersKelly McMasters teaches the writing seminar More Than Memoir at the School of the Arts. Her book Welcome to Shirley: A Memoir from an Atomic Town is currently being made into a documentary film.

Articles by this author

Spring 2016 "Pulitzer’s Gold: A Century of Public Service Journalism"

Kelly McMasters reviews "Pulitzer's Gold: A Century of Public Service Journalism" Roy J. Harris Jr.

BOOKTALK: Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
Fall 2015 BOOKTALK: Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

Kelly McMasters discusses "No One Understands You and What to Do about It" with Heidi Grant Halvorson ’01GSAS.

The Controversy of Art
Spring 2015 The Controversy of Art

Navasky on Charlie Hebdo

Nora Webster
Winter 2014-15 A Woman in a House

Kelly McMasters reviews "Nora Webster" by Colm Tóibín

The Smile Sessions
Winter 2014-15 The Smile Sessions

Put on a happy face

Grapes of Goth
Fall 2014 Grapes of Goth

Decanterbury tales

No Book but the World
Fall 2014 Into the Woods

Kelly McMasters reviews “No Book but the World” by Leah Hager Cohen.

Choices with Stories
Summer 2014 Choices with Stories

Gene stories

Magic Trip
Summer 2014 Magic Trip

Magic for beginners

Nuclear Reactions
Spring 2014 Nuclear Reactions

After Fukushima

All the Right Moves
Winter 2013-14 All the Right Moves

Love, peace, soul, and books

The Second Son
Winter 2013-14 The Second Son

Kelly McMasters reviews “Raising Henry: A Memoir of Motherhood, Disability, and Discovery” by Rachel Adams

The Fun Parts: Stories
Summer 2013 The Losers

Kelly McMasters reviews “The Fun Parts: Stories” by Sam Lipsyte

The Testament of Mary
Spring 2013 BOOKTALK: The Conversation of the Mother

Kelly McMasters interviews Colm Tóibín, author of “The Testament of Mary”

Plainsongs
Fall 2012 Plainsongs

Kelly McMasters reviews “Ghost Dances: Proving Up on the Great Plains” by Josh Garrett-Davis

Borrowed, Stolen
Summer 2012 Borrowed, Stolen

Kelly McMasters reviews “Girlchild” by Tupelo Hassman

Fall 2011 Is sex passé?
Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag by Sigrid Nunez
Summer 2011 Against Interpretation

How do you write about a cultural icon — an icon who was also your boss, your boyfriend’s mother, and your roommate, all at the same time?

Lay the Favorite: A Memoir of Gambling by Beth Raymer
Fall 2010 She Knows the Score

A review of Lay the Favorite: A Memoir of Gambling by Beth Raymer

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