She comes from someplace else. She was once a petulant little boy. She has been a dominatrix. She has pole danced in Soho, London. She is a five book (tree) author and a six book e author. She has been described variously as a storm trooper, a femme fatale and a gutter wrestler. Her work induces vibrating polarity and she is a gender and genre crosser. Her poetry and improvised spoken word has a caustic reality and a blatant sexual depravity. She blasphemes conventionality and bridges the gaping chasm in a flawed binary system.
“In other times in other places there were always writers. Writers fill a need, although, quite what that need actually is has never been fully determined. Mainly, writing is just a bunch of words on a page, or as it is now – on a screen. There are hundreds of thousands of words and all bar about six hundred or so are absolutely useless, which is why I don’t use them.”
Teri Louise Kelly’s foray into supernatural fantasy cum black humour is a deviation many had long expected.
The dark side of this genre and gender bending author has long been known. But here, in A Double Pass to Aberration we witness Kelly toying playfully with vampires and zombies
The Life and Death of Gutter Art.
Reaching out across the bleached white veldt to infect the flickering screen with a moment of insanity, Teri Louise Kelly’s short story/poetry anthology ‘Punktuation’ is a literary oil slick drifting slowly toward the burning shore.