Colleen Powderly

Poet

Rochester, NY

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 & Prizes

Book:
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

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Irish American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Houston
Raised in: 
Rochester, NY
New York
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Last update: Jan 13, 2014