A graduate of Columbia University and Goucher College's MFA program in Creative Nonfiction, Kelsey Osgood has contributed pieces to publications including New York, The New York Times, The New Yorker's Culture Desk blog, Time, and Harper's. Her first book, How to Disappear Completely: On Modern Anorexia, was chosen for the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers program. She was a consultant to former head of the FDA David Kessler, MD, on his book Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering (HarperCollins, 2016). From 2014 until 2022, Kelsey was a manuscript mentor for Creative Nonfiction. She's currently working on a book about religious conversion among women, scheduled to be out from Viking in 2024.
She's represented by Katie Cacouris of the Wylie Agency.