Kelly Rand is Arts Editor for DCist and is former editor of Crafting a Green World. Kelly has been published by Bust Magazine and you can also find her byline at Indie Fixx and Etsy’s Storque. She has taught in Etsy’s virtual lab on the topic of green crafting.
Kelly helps organize Crafty Bastards: Arts and Crafts Fair, one of the largest indie craft fairs on the east coast and has served on the Craft Bastard’s jury since 2007. Kelly is also co-founder of Hello Craft a nonprofit trade association dedicated to the advancement of independent crafters and the handmade movement. She is an author of Handmade to Sell: Hello Craft’s Guide to Owning, Running, and Growing Your Crafty Biz. Kelly resides in Washington, D.C. and believes that handmade will save the world.