On Tuesday, March 15, 2016, Donika Kelly visited creative writing classes and gave an evening public reading from her poetry collection Bestiary. Dr. Kelly, who grew up in Los Angeles and Magnolia, Arkansas, earned her undergraduate degree at Southern Arkansas University. She earned master's and doctoral degrees at Vanderbilt University. She is now teaching at the University of California–Davis. You can read Dr. Kelly's poetry at http://donikakelly.com.