D6 member, Janet Kelley, will be at Crow & Co. bookstore in Hutchinson, KS on Tuesday, July 5th at 5 pm, to share her book, TAINT. It's a novel set in Kansas and dealing with sexual assault. Come hear about the genesis of the story and Janet's writing process. Proceeds from the book are donated to The Trevor Project, a nonprofit that works with LGBTQ teens in crisis.
Welcome New Member Janet Kelley
A long-distance member for District 6 is Janet Kelley. Welcome, Janet!
Janet Kelley is a high school teacher, reader, writer, and feminist. Janet grew up in Hutchinson, Kansas and graduated from Trinity High School. She studied Humanistic Studies and Religious Studies at Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana. She studied Historical Theology at the University of Notre Dame. She earned her teaching credentials from Indiana University at South Bend. Ms. Kelley currently lives in Boston and Budapest, returning to visit her mother, Lovella Kelley, and siblings in Kansas.
Ms. Kelley believes that books are the cornerstone of freedom and justice. Her debut novel deals with the aftermath of a sexual assault at a Kansas high school. Her work to support survivors of sexual assault was inspired by the writer V and The Vagina Monologues. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this novel will be donated to The Trevor Project. Please consider a donation to The Trevor Project to support their crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ youth.
You can read more about Janet and her debut novel, as well as email her through her website at: https://writenowjanetkelley.com/
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