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Collin Kelley

Author's Bio

Collin Kelley is the author of The Venus Trilogy of novels Conquering Venus, Remain In Light (a 2012 finalist for the Townsend Prize for Fiction and Georgia Author of the Year for Fiction) and Leaving Paris. His poetry collections include Better To Travel, the spoken word album HalfLife Crisis, Slow To Burn, After the Poison and Render, which was honored by the American Library Association and named one of the best books of 2013 by the Atlanta Journal Constitution. A recipient of the Georgia Author the Year Award, Deep South Festival of Writers Award and Goodreads Poetry Award, Kelley's poetry, essays, interviews and reviews have appeared in magazines and journals around the world.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Leaving Paris (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2016), Better To Travel (Poetry Atlanta Press, 2015), Conquering Venus (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014), Remain In Light (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014), Render (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013)
Chapbooks:
After the Poison (Finishing Line Press, 2008), Slow To Burn (MetroMania Press, 2006)
Anthologies:
A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry (University of Akron Press, 2014), The Southern Poetry Anthology Vol. 5: Georgia (Texas Review Press, 2013), Divining Divas: 100 Gay Men on Their Muses (Lethe Press, 2012), My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them (University of Wisconsin Press, 2009), Java Monkey Speaks (Poetry Atlanta Press, 2006), Java Monkey Speaks Vol. 1 (Poetry Atlanta Press, 2005), Red Light: Super Heroes, Sluts & Saints (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2005), Shout Them from the Mountain Tops: Georgia Poems (Legacy Press, 2003)
Journals:
Animal: Beast of a Literary Magazine, Assaracus, Atlanta Review, Atticus Review, Blue Fifth Review, Chiron Review, Ecotone, Flycatcher, In Posse Review, Kentucky Review, Lily Lit Review, LOCUSPOINT, Luna Luna Magazine, New Delta Review, Other Voices, Pedestal Magazine, Poetic Diversity, Poetry Superhighway, SubtleTea, Tears in the Fence, The Ekphrastic Review, Velvet Mafia, Verse Daily

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Listing last updated: October 22, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Any
Born in:
Atlanta, GA

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