Chelsea Lemon Fetzer

Chelsea Lemon Fetzer

Contributing Editor

Chelsea Lemon Fetzer earned her MFA in Fiction at Syracuse University. She is a 2019 Rubys recipient for the Literary Arts and a recipient of the Maryland State Arts Council’s 2022 Independent Artist Award. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in journals such as Callaloo, Tin House, Mississippi Review, and Minnesota Review. Her essays have appeared in the anthologies The Beiging of America: Personal Narratives about being Mixed Race in the 21st Century and City of Artists: Baltimore. In addition to mothering two fiercely inspired daughters and working on a novel, Fetzer teaches literature and creative writing at the University of Baltimore, serves as vice chair on the board of CityLit Project, and is an editor and writer at BmoreArt Magazine.

Stories by Chelsea Lemon Fetzer
Black Woman Genius Features Ten Intergenerational Fiber Artists from the Chesapeake Area

How else could Baltimore properly honor the legacy of Elizabeth Talford Scott, but with radical unconventionality, centering community and accessibility?

Thoughts Inspired by the Enoch Pratt Library’s 36th Annual Booklovers' Breakfast

This, the Pratt’s 36th Breakfast, was to be my first. And so, with little idea of what to expect, I daydreamed about Jesmyn and me sitting across a fancy table, spearing pancakes and passing the bacon whilst talking about characters we had yet to bring to life.

Nicoletta Daríta de la Brown and the Tabb Center Public Humanities Fellowships

This fall, after working months in her studio, de la Brown is responding to what she uncovered in the archives with a public art installation in the George Peabody Library called Be(longing): Unveiling the Imprint of Black Women Hidden in Plain Sight.

A Rare and Revelatory Collection on View

Douglass, as a man, was continuously evolving, just as he fiercely advocated for societal evolution. On view until April 21, 2024, this exhibit reflects how our understanding of his legacy is ever moving forward as well.