Kirkley Mehndiratta

Kirkley Mehndiratta earned a BA in English and Cinema Studies from Oberlin College and studied film production at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts as an undergraduate. She has an MA in English (with a focus in American Literature and Critical Theory) from Temple University. She recently completed her first writer's residency at Leighton Artists Colony of the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Canada. Kirkley’s work has been published in Turk's Head Review's best pieces of 2016, 34th Parallel, and in Extract(s). Currently, she is at work revising a novel of historical fantasy and a memoir about bipolar disorder and family. She teaches writing at the undergraduate level in Boston.