Brigit Pegeen Kelly was born in 1951, in Palo Alto, California and died on October 20, 2016,
in Urbana-Champaign, Illinois.
She was an American poet.
Kelly grew up in southern Indiana and lived much of her adult life in central Illinois.
She was a very private woman, little is known about her life.
Kelly was married to Michael Madonick, a poet and fiction writer; they had three children.
Brigit taught at the University of California at Irvine, Purdue University, and Warren Wilson College.
Madonick and Kelly was a professor of English and Rhetoric at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Brigit Pegeen Kelly passed away at 55 years old.