Kaela is a writer, editor, and speaker with an MA in English and Creative Writing. She likes to tell stories–-sometimes true ones, sometimes not. In addition to writing, Kaela works for Wichita State University’s Community Engagement Institute crafting communication solutions for non-profits and community organizations. She is also passionate about helping other tell their stories and works as a writing coach.

In her spare time, she plays guitar, works on her first novel and a collection of poetry and short stories, and tries to remember to water her plants. She lives in Wichita with her daughter, her boyfriend, and their dogs, Harley and Luma.

She currently writes for Harness MagazineThe Kansas Prevention Collaborative, and on her own blog at