Collin Kelley

Poet, Fiction Writer

Atlanta, GA 30312
Phone: 
404-545-6359
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Author's Bio

Collin Kelley's poetry collections include Midnight in a Perfect World, Better To Travel, 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.  He 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. 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 & Prizes

Fiction

Books:
Leaving Paris (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2016)
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Conquering Venus (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014)
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Remain In Light (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014)

Poetry

Anthologies:
A Face to Meet the Faces: An Anthology of Contemporary Persona Poetry (University of Akron Press, 2014)
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The Southern Poetry Anthology Vol. 5: Georgia (Texas Review Press, 2013)
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Divining Divas: 100 Gay Men on Their Muses (Lethe Press, 2012)
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My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them (University of Wisconsin Press, 2009)
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Java Monkey Speaks (Poetry Atlanta Press, 2006)
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Java Monkey Speaks Vol. 1 (Poetry Atlanta Press, 2005)
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Red Light: Super Heroes, Sluts & Saints (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2005)
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Shout Them from the Mountain Tops: Georgia Poems (Legacy Press, 2003)
Books:
Midnight in a Perfect World (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2018)
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Better To Travel (Poetry Atlanta Press, 2015)
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Render (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013)
Chapbooks:
After the Poison (Finishing Line Press, 2008)
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Slow to Burn (MetroMania Press, 2006)
Journals:
Animal: Beast of a Literary Magazine
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Atlanta Review
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Blue Fifth Review
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In Posse Review
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Kentucky Review
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Lily Lit Review
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LOCUSPOINT
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Other Voices
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Poetic Diversity
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SubtleTea
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Tears in the Fence
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Velvet Mafia
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Verse Daily

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Atlanta
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Last update: May 23, 2019