Clifford Brooks

Poet

55 Brer Rabbit Trail
Jasper, GA 30143
Phone: 
770-893-9555

Author's Bio

Clifford Brooks was born in Athens, Georgia. His first poetry collection, The Draw of Broken Eyes & Whirling Metaphysic, was re-issued by Southern Collective Experience in August 2018. His second full-length poetry volume, Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart, as well as a limited-edition poetry chapbook, Exiles of Eden, were published by Southern Collective Experience in 2017. Clifford is the founder of The Southern Collective Experience, a cooperative of writers, musicians and visual artists, which publishes the journal of culture The Blue Mountain Review and hosts the NPR show Dante’s Old South. He is on the faculty of The Company of Writers, and provides tutorials on poetry through the Noetic teaching application.

Publications & Prizes

Books:
The Draw of Broken Eyes & Whirling Metaphysics (Kudzu Leaf Press, 2018)
,
Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart (Kudzu Leaf Press, 2017)
Chapbook:
Exiles of Eden (Kudzu Leaf Press, 2017)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
White
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Athens, GA
Georgia
Raised in: 
Crawford , GA
Georgia
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Last update: Mar 30, 2021