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Colleen Powderly

Author's Bio

Colleen Powderly began writing poetry in 1997. Early poems reflected her childhood in the deep South and youth in the Midwest. Those poems eventually formed the basis for her book, Split. Her work has appeared in many journals, including Blue Collar Review, Third Wednesday, The Alembic, Fox Cry Review, The HazMat Review; online in The Centrifugal Eye, and in Malala: Poems for Malala Yousefzai.

Publications and Prizes

Split (Foothills Publishing, 2009)

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Letter to an Imaginary Friend by Thomas McGrath, Fox Mountain by Susan Deer Cloud, What Is Found There by Adrienne Rich
Favorite Books:
An Atlas of the Difficult World (Rich) What Work Is (Levine) Erika (Heyen)
Favorite Authors:
Adrienne Rich, Susan Yuzna, William Heyen, Philip Levine, Jim Daniels

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Listing last updated: January 13, 2014

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Irish American
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Born in:
Houston, TX
Raised in:
Rochester, NY

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