Ward Kelley is the Asst. Vice President of Logistics for TruServ, the parent company of True Value Hardware, Servistar, and Coast to Coast, a co-op of 10,500 hardware stores. Formerly, he managed distribution centers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, California, Arizona and Illinois. He lives with his wife and their adopted daughters outside of Indianapolis.
Fairly new to publishing, Ward Kelley has been published by Melting Trees Review, Beauty For Ashes, Small Garlic Press (among many others), and has been the featured Poet of the Week on Poetry Super Highway.
Most recently he has been selected to serve as a contemporary poet to a junior year writing class at the University of Massachusetts.