About Kelly

Kelly Link is the author of the collections Stranger Things Happen, Magic for Beginners, Pretty Monsters, and Get in Trouble. Her short stories have been published in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, The Best American Short Stories, and Prize Stories: The O. Henry Awards. She is a 2018 MacArthur Fellow and has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. She and Gavin J. Grant have co-edited a number of anthologies, including multiple volumes of The Year’s Best Fantasy and Horror and, for young adults, Steampunk! and Monstrous Affections. She is the co-founder of Small Beer Press and co-edits the occasional zine Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet.

Link was born in Miami, Florida. She currently lives with her husband and daughter, dog, and chickens in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Personalized copies
You can order personalized copies of Get in Trouble or any of Kelly’s books at Book Moon. Just include the name of the person you’d like it personalized to and every week or so Kelly will be there and sign them.

Publicity inquiries (Get in Trouble or Magic for Beginners)
Please contact
Erin Richards
Random House
[email protected]

Speaking Inquiries
Please contact
Kaley Baron
Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau
212-782-9840 | [email protected]

Rights inquiries (world, film, reprint, etc.)
Renee Zuckerbrot
Massie & McQuilkin Literary Agents
212-352-2055 | [email protected] 


Lo-res web versions. in gallery. Hi-res versions for download below.
Credit: Copyright Adrianne Mathiowetz.

Kelly Link by Adrianne Mathiowetz

Download hi-res photos for print:
Credit: Copyright 2014 Sharona Jacobs Photography.

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Older photos — web resolution only.
Credit: Courtesy of the author.

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