English @ OU

Kelly Kathleen Ferguson

Ph.D Candidate

Creative Writing: Nonfiction

Office: Ellis 356
Office Phone: 583-9824
Email: kellykferguson@gmail.com
Personal Website


MFA Creative Writing, University of Montana

BA English and Philosophy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill



My Life as Laura: How I Searched for Laura Ingalls Wilder and Found Myself, Press 53 (2011)


“Experiments in Living Chemistry.” Witness (Fall 2012)
“An Open Letter to the Dude-Bros Yelling ‘U.S.A.! U.S.A.!’ at a Lynyrd Skynyrd Concert.” McSweeney’s Internet Tendency (2012)
“Over the Rainbow: The Technicolor Life of Frank L. Baum.” Mental_Floss Magazine (2010)
“Confessions of an MFA TA.” Poets & Writers (2007)
“Making Waves.” Dragonfire (now The Smart Set) (2007)
“A Walk on the Far Side — The Story of Gary Larson.” Mental_Floss Magazine (2007)
“The Muppets Take Mental Floss – The Story of Jim Henson.” Mental_Floss Magazine (2005)
“Ten Foods You Wouldn’t Want to Catch Your Parents Eating.” Mental_Floss Magazine (2004)
“Charm School Reject” (column). Creative Loafing (2003-2005)


“The Texas Project.” The New England Review (2013)
“Scott Hamilton, Are You Breaking Up With Me?” McSweeney’s Internet Tendency (2010)
“The Law of Meat.” The Gettysburg Review (2009)
“Taking Back Sexy: Fashion Tips from the Law and Order SVU Team.” Defenestration (2008)

Book Reviews

“Medium Raw: A Bloody Valentine to the World of Food and the People Who Cook.” Alimentum. (2011)
“Quotidiana.” Brevity (2011)
“Ghostbread.” Brevity (2010)


“A Walk on the Far Side.” The Pop Culture Zone: Writing Critically About Popular Culture. Eds. Allison Smith, Trixie Smith and Stacia Watkins. Wadsworth Publishing, 2008.


Writing and Rhetoric I and II
Women and Writing
Creative Writing Workshop

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