Kelsey Bigelow is a Midwestern poet who focuses on storytelling with a humanistic approach. She has been a panelist for the 2019 IC Speaks Youth Poetry Conference, a judge for the 2020 IC Speaks Page Poem Contest, and a judge for the 2021 iLuv Slam Fest. Kelsey self published her debut collection, Sprig of Lilac, and has been published in Backchannels Journal and Z Publishing House. She released a spoken word album, “Depression Holders and Secret Keepers,” in September 2021. Follow her on social media @kelkaybpoetry.