Kelly Luce is a fiction writer. She is the author of the collection Three Scenarios in Which Hana Sasaki Grows a Tail: Stories (A Strange Object, 2013) and of Pull Me Under: A Novel (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016).
During her time at the Radcliffe Institute, she is researching and writing a novel around the themes of female homelessness, incarceration and childbirth, and prenatal memory.
Her story collection won the 2013 INDIEFAB Editor’s Choice Prize Fiction and was a finalist for book awards from the Texas Institute of Letters and the Writers’ League of Texas. She's a graduate of Northwestern University, where she earned a BA in cognitive science, and the James A. Michener Center for Writers, where she earned an MFA in fiction and screenwriting. She has received support from the Jentel Artist Residency Program, the Kerouac Project, the MacDowell Colony, and Ragdale.