Contact & Location


Department of English

Physical Address:
Brink Hall 200
(208) 885-6156 phone
(208) 885-5944 fax

Mailing Address:
English Department
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho

Kelly Roberts

Kelly Roberts

Office: Brink 221
Email: kellyr@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: English Department - University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1102
Moscow, Idaho 83844-1102

College of Letters, Arts & Social Sciences
Department of English

Home Town: Boulder, CO
With UI Since 2013

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Creative Writing, Fiction & Nonfiction
    • Technical Writing
    • Composition
  • Biography

    Kelly moved to Moscow in 2010 to pursue a master of fine arts degree from the University of Idaho. Before attending graduate school, she worked as an assistant editor, a publicist, a technical writer, a copywriter, and a freelance writer. While attending the University of Idaho, she served as the communications director of the Graduate and Professional Student Association as well as coordinator for second-year MFA student symposiums. She also taught undergraduate composition and creative writing courses as a teaching assistant and served as a peer tutor in the University’s Writing Center.

  • Research Publication Honors
  • Outreach Projects
    • "Going to Bend," essay reading, Western Literature Association Conference, Berkeley, CA, 2013
    • "Angle of the Sun," short story reading, Hemingway Festival at the University of Idaho, Fall 2012
    • "The Elevated," short story reading, MFA symposium at the University of Idaho, Spring 2012
    • "The Barrens," essay reading, Occasional Reading Series, Moscow, ID, Fall 2011