KFW Welcomes New Staff Member, Avery Guess!
Please join us in welcoming our new full time staff member, Avery Guess! Guess will join as our new Grants Manager. We are pleased to have Avery as part of our KFW family!

Avery M. Guess is a recipient of 2015 NEA Fellowship for Poetry, grants from the Barbara Deming Memorial Fund and the Kentucky Foundation for Women, and residencies from the Albee Foundation, New York Mills Arts Retreat, Ragdale Foundation, the Vermont Studio Center, and the Sundress Academy for the Arts at Firefly Farms.She is a PhD student in creative writing at the University of South Dakota and assistant editor for poetry at South Dakota Review. Recent publications include poems in Crab Orchard Review, Thrush, Rogue AgentTinderbox, Glass, and Deaf Poets Society and creative non-fiction in Entropy and The Manifest-Station. Her debut her full-length poetry collection, The Truth Is, was published in April 2019 by Black Lawrence Press, and her chapbook, The Patient Admits, is available from dancing girl press. Avery’s website is averymguess.com.