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Kelli Russell Agodon

Author's Bio

Kelli Russell Agodon is a prize-winning poet, writer, and editor from the Northwest. She’s the author of the recently released, Hourglass Museum (White Pine Press, 2014) and The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts for Your Writing Practice, which she coauthored with Martha Silano. Her other books include Letters from the Emily Dickinson Room (Winner of ForeWord Magazine's Book of the Year in Poetry and a Finalist for the Washington State Book Prize), Small Knots, Geography, and Fire On Her Tongue: An Anthology of Contemporary Women's Poetry which she edited with Annette Spaulding-Convy. She has won various awards in writing and editing from Artist Trust, The Puffin Foundation, North American Review and her work has been published in journals such as The Atlantic, Prairie Schooner, and the New England Review. Kelli is the co-founder of Two Sylvias Press and was the editor of Seattle’s Crab Creek Review for the last six years. She lives in a small seaside town where when not writing or editing, she does graphic design and is also an avid mountain biker, paddleboarder, and hiker. www.agodon.com

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Hourglass Museum (White Pine Press, 2014), Letters from the Emily Dickinson Room (White Pine Press, 2010), Small Knots (Cherry Grove Collections, 2004)
Prizes:
Foreword Book of the Year in Poetry 2010 Washington State Book Award Finalist White Pine Press Book Prize Puffin Foundation Grant

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Listing last updated: June 2, 2014

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Born in:
Seattle, WA

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