Kelley Clink
Author of A Different Kind of Same: A Memoir, Advocate for Suicide Prevention and Mental Health

Kelley Clink is the author of A Different Kind of Same: A Memoir. She is a survivor of suicide, suicide attempt survivor, and mental health advocate. She is the winner of the 2014 Beacon Street Prize in Nonfiction and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and literary journals, including Woman's Day, Gettysburg Review, Colorado Review, and Shambhala Sun. She lives near Chicago with her husband and son.