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Kelli Russell Agodon
Works at Two Sylvias Press
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Denise Levertov: "You have come to the shore. There are no instructions." #NPM
Denise Levertov! Happy National Poetry Month ~ Kells Don't Miss a Post ~ Subscribe to Book of Kells by Email
Denise Levertov! Happy National Poetry Month ~ Kells Don't Miss a Post ~ Subscribe to Book of Kells by Email
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I'm giving away 5 books for National Poetry Month, including The Daily Poet, a huge anthology Fire On Her Tongue, Jeffery Morgan's Crying Shame, a book from White Pine Press, and my own book, HOURGLASS MUSEUM!  To win?  Just leave me a comment on my blog!
Welcome to the 5th Annual Big Poetry Book Giveaway  on Book of Kells! If you have a blog and would like to participate by giving away 2 favorite poetry books (or more!) on your blog, click here for more details. MY BIG...
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"stunning invitation to open our hearts, to be vulnerable with one another..." Thank you to Roselle & the Fetzer Institute for sharing my poem today.
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43 Bloggers Giving Away Books of Poems for National Poetry Month. Here they are--
BLOGS PARTICIPATING IN THE BIG POETRY GIVEAWAY! A. Kelli Russell Agodon: Book of Kells B. Susan Rich: The Alchemist's Kitchen C. Deborah Kate Hammond: Woman of a Certain Age D. Karen J Weyant: Fussings from A Rust Belt Writer E. Erin Coughlin Hollowell: Bei...
BLOGS PARTICIPATING IN THE BIG POETRY GIVEAWAY! A. Kelli Russell Agodon: Book of Kells B. Susan Rich: The Alchemist's Kitchen C. Deborah Kate Hammond: Woman of a Certain Age D. Karen J Weyant: Fussings from A Rust Belt W...
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So Many Poets Participating in the BIG POETRY GIVEAWAY, I Ran Out of Alphabet! Here's the list:
WIn free poetry books by going to these blogs and leaving a comment. Happy National Poetry Month! BLOGS PARTICIPATING IN THE BIG POETRY GIVEAWAY! A. Kelli Russell Agodon: Book of Kells B. Susan Rich: The Alchemist's Kitchen C. Deborah Kate Hammond: Woman of...
WIn free poetry books by going to these blogs and leaving a comment. Happy National Poetry Month! BLOGS PARTICIPATING IN THE BIG POETRY GIVEAWAY! A. Kelli Russell Agodon: Book of Kells B. Susan Rich: The Alchemist's...
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Gabriel García Márquez Will Be Missed. ♥
Gabriel García Márquez, Literary Pioneer, Dies at 87 ~ Kells Don't Miss a Post ~ Subscribe to Book of Kells by Email
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Ways To Celebrate & Support Poets, Presses, and Poetry During National Poetry Month:
1)  Win a book of poems!       (And learn about new poets & poetry bloggers too) All these poets are giving away at least 2 books of poems, so there are over 100 chances for you to win free poetry during National Poetry Month: BLOGS PARTICIPATING IN THE BIG...
1)  Win a book of poems!       (And learn about new poets & poetry bloggers too) All these poets are giving away at least 2 books of poems, so there are over 100 chances for you to win free poetry during National Poetry Mon...
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50 Poets Giving More than a 100 Books of Poems & You Can Win Them--
Grace Kelly reading... Here's the UPDATED list of bloggers who are giving away poetry books for National Poetry Month 2014. Click on the link to enter and feel free to let others know! Also, if you are hosting a giveaway and I missed it, please email me asa...
Grace Kelly reading... Here's the UPDATED list of bloggers who are giving away poetry books for National Poetry Month 2014. Click on the link to enter and feel free to let others know! Also, if you are hosting a giveaway...
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Poetry Book Giveaway: Lana Ayers & Erin Malone #bigpoetrygiveaway
My good friend Lana doesn't have a blog, so this is a "sponsored" post by me for her to giveaway to books of poems-- (by the way, I own BOTH of these books, and they are fantastic!) To learn more about Lana, you can go to her webpage here:   http://lanaayer...
My good friend Lana doesn't have a blog, so this is a "sponsored" post by me for her to giveaway to books of poems-- (by the way, I own BOTH of these books, and they are fantastic!) To learn more about Lana, you can go to...
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Confession Tuesday: The Shallow Insecurities Edition
Dear Reader,  It's been a couple weeks since my last confession. What does this mean? There's a lot to talk about and I've had a lot of insecurities lately, so if you have these (or any) insecurities also, you will know you are not alone... To the confessio...
Dear Reader,  It's been a couple weeks since my last confession. What does this mean? There's a lot to talk about and I've had a lot of insecurities lately, so if you have these (or any) insecurities also, you will know you...
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Editor. Writer. Poet
Employment
  • Two Sylvias Press
    Co-Founder / Editor, 2010 - present
  • Poets on the Coast
    Co-Director, 2011 - present
  • Crab Creek Review
    Editor, 2008 - 2014
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Writer / Poet / Editor ~ Co-Founder of Two Sylvias Pres
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I'm the author of Hourglass Museum, The Daily Poet, Letters from the Emily Dickinson Room, Small Knots, and Geography as well as the editor of Crab Creek Review and the co-founder of Two Sylvias Press.  

I love museums and desserts (except for cheesecake). 

Mountain biker. Kayaker. Paddleboarder. Hiker. Golden Retriever Owner.

Or on Facebook at: www.facebook.com/agodon
Twitter: kelliagodon


Bragging rights
Kayaked with Orca whales. Letters from the Emily Dickinson Room: Winner for the Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Prize in Poetry & Finalist for the 2011 Washington State Book Awards. Next book Hourglass Museum accepted by White Pine Press. I always have a cool cereal spoon.
Education
  • University of Washington
    BA - English, 1990 - 1992
  • Pacific Lutheran University
    MFA: Creative Writing, 2004 - 2007
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