K E L L Y  J .  F O R D

Photo credit: Sarah Pruski, 2021

Kelly J. Ford is the author of Real Bad Things, coming Sep 1, 2022 from Thomas & Mercer, and Cottonmouths, named one of 2017’s best books of the year by the Los Angeles Review and featured in the “52 Books in 52 Weeks” from the Los Angeles Times.

An Arkansas native, Kelly writes crime fiction set in the Ozarks and Arkansas River Valley. Kelly is also an occasional co-host with Daniel Ford on the Writer’s Bone podcast. She lives in Vermont with her wife, cat, and dog.

Literary representation: Chris Bucci, Aevitas Creative Management

Film/TV representation: Katrina Escudero, Sugar23

Publicity: Kristin Lunghamer, Thomas & Mercer and Megan Beatie, MB Communications