Kelsey Klassen is an artist with many talents. A passionate writer and musician, Kelsey spent most of her 20s writing and performing her own songs in venues around Vancouver and Australia. Upon completing her second album in 2011, tragedy struck Kelsey and the Vancouver music community, and she decided to take a break from music to focus on her career as a writer.
It wasn’t until music that I would lock myself in my room and just play the guitar for hours.
A natural talent, she quickly worked her way up the ranks as an established writer. Earlier this year, she accepted the position as editor-in-chief of VITA Daily, formerly Vitamin Daily, Canada’s premiere online lifestyle magazine.
In today’s interview, you’ll learn:
– How music helped Kelsey overcome an early traumatizing childhood experience
– Her passion for print media, despite it being a “lost art”
– Her most memorable interview with a man who embraced life despite his physical limitations
– Why she believes other people’s stories are the fundamentals of human nature
Her three favourite online tools are:
The one book she would recommend to all listeners is The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz.