Kelly Dwyer

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Kelly Dwyer

Senior Lecturer

Umhoefer Bldg, A127
(608) 355-5212
Office Hours / Schedule 

For Fall/Spring 2014/2015: Monday and Wednesday 10 Am--12 noon

I am happy to meet students before or after class on Wednesday evenings as well by appointment.


Kelly Dwyer is a published novelist and longtime writing instructor who is passionate about excellent writing. She has written two novels, "The Tracks of Angels" and "Self-Portrait with Ghosts," published by Penguin, USA, New York, and two children's books, "Sophie's Magical Windmill" and "The Dream Tree," published by ArchitectureKids. Kelly has received a James Michener/Paul Engle Fellowship and a Wisconsin Library Association Award for Outstanding Novel written by a Wisconsin writer. Kelly lives in Baraboo with her husband Louis Wenzlow and her daughter Alice. She is working on her third novel, a ghost story set in Wisconsin, as well as a collection of plays and flash fiction pieces. "A writer is someone on whom nothing is lost."-Henry James.


MFA, University of Iowa
BA, Oberlin College