Kacy Tellessen

Kacy was born in Spokane and raised in Spangle, Washington, a small farming community that clings to the edge of the Palouse. Kacy joined the Marine Corps infantry directly out of high school and deployed twice to Iraq as an Infantry machine gunner with Second Battalion, Third Marines from 2005-2009.

His work has appeared in The New York Times, Zero-Dark-Thirty literary journal, as well as the SOFLETE website.

He owns and operates Nordic Smoke BBQ, a catering and food truck operation with his brother. In 2018 they were featured on The Food Network’s Diners-Drive-ins and Dives.

Kacy is currently pursuing a Juris Doctor at Gonzaga University School of Law. He lives in Spangle, Washington with his wife and two children.

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