Author Kelley Powell Part Two

Last time I interviewed Kelly Powell about her YA novel, The Merit Birds. Today I wanted to share more about her other works. She’s one talented author. 

The Merit Birds is Kelley’s breakthrough novel in which she depicts the extraordinary country where she married, lived and researched violence against women. Published by Dundurn, The Merit Birds weaves culture and politics, poverty and wealth, in a suspenseful tale that puts friendship and love to the test. – Learn more.  

A teacher’s resource guide is also available with this young adult novel. It focuses on teaching anger management, politics, geography, history and English.


She has also written a short story for children called ‘Monkey Cookies. Available free here. 

Her bedtime story for children, entitled, ‘Racoons’ can be read here.


A number of her non-fiction articles such as parenting and saving money, can be found here.

Kelley Powell