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Kelli Russell Agodon
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To Kick Off National Poetry Month--> The Art of Trusting the Invisible: A Manifesto #NaPoWriMo
Mirror Beetle by Roger Nachman (with reflection of poet) The Art of Trusting the Invisible: A Manifesto If I create from the heart, nearly everything
works; if from the head, almost nothing.                         ~Marc Chagall As a poet, I have learned th...
Mirror Beetle by Roger Nachman (with reflection of poet) The Art of Trusting the Invisible: A Manifesto If I create from the heart, nearly everything works; if from the head, almost nothing.                        ...
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Poets Who Are Giving Away Free Poetry Books for National Poetry Month! - #NaPoMo
Here's the first group of poets who are giving away free books for National Poetry Month (updated 3/31/15 at 4:44 am PST) : Just click on their names and it will take you to their blog. Leave them a comment there to be entered in their drawing. Kind of easy...
Here's the first group of poets who are giving away free books for National Poetry Month (updated 3/31/15 at 4:44 am PST) : Just click on their names and it will take you to their blog. Leave them a comment there to be entere...
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Big Poetry Giveaway! 2015: (Celebrating Year 6!) So it's that time again-- National Poetry Month is around the corner and for those of us who love poetry, poets, and their books, it's time for us to share our favorite books (and our own books) with you. Thi...
Big Poetry Giveaway! 2015: (Celebrating Year 6!) So it's that time again-- National Poetry Month is around the corner and for those of us who love poetry, poets, and their books, it's time for us to share our favor...
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The Big Poetry Giveaway 2015: Happening in April !
So for the last 6 years, I've been organizing this  Big Poetry Giveaway.    In 2013, I was in London, so Susan Rich was kind enough to handle it for me. Last year, we had over 50 poets involved and over 100 books were given away. So today, with so much goin...
So for the last 6 years, I've been organizing this Big Poetry Giveaway.   In 2013, I was in London, so Susan Rich was kind enough to handle it for me. Last year, we had over 50 poets involved and over 100 books were given a...
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White Pine Press IndieGogo for Robert Bly's New book--
Click here to Support a new book by Robert Bly.  $20 & the book is yours! Plus, you support White Pine Press, a nonprofit poetry publisher that has been around for OVER 40 years!  White Pine Press has been publishing quality poetry and literature in transla...
Click here to Support a new book by Robert Bly. $20 & the book is yours! Plus, you support White Pine Press, a nonprofit poetry publisher that has been around for OVER 40 years!  White Pine Press has been publishi...
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Work in Process: List of Contemporary Women Poets Writing & Publishing Today (2015) --
So, this list started out because I was redoing my own website-- www.agodon.com -- and I wanted to look at what other poets are doing on their own websites. What I found when I went to do this was that I couldn't find one comprehensive list of women poets w...
So, this list started out because I was redoing my own website-- www.agodon.com -- and I wanted to look at what other poets are doing on their own websites. What I found when I went to do this was that I couldn't find one com...
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Here's the first group of poets who are giving away free books for National Poetry Month (updated 3/31/15 at 4:44 am PST) : Just click on their names and it will take you to their blog. Leave them a comment there to be entere...
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POETRY BOOK Giveaway: Free Books for National Poetry Month! (Leave a comment to be included in the drawing!)
My Giveaway: Free Books for National Poetry Month!  (Leave a comment to be included in the drawing!) Welcome to the 6th Annual Big Poetry Book Giveaway  on Book of Kells! MY BIG POETRY GIVEAWAY  (Again, to be entered in the drawing for these 3 books, leave ...
My Giveaway: Free Books for National Poetry Month!  (Leave a comment to be included in the drawing!) Welcome to the 6th Annual Big Poetry Book Giveaway  on Book of Kells! MY BIG POETRY GIVEAWAY  (Again, to be...
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A few spots open for 2015 Poets On the Coast: A Weekend Writing Retreat for Women
Kelli & Susan We have a few more spaces left if you were interested being part of Poets on the Coast: A Weekend Writing Retreat for Women in La Conner, Washington .  We begin on Friday, September 9th and go throughout the weekend until Sunday, September 11t...
Kelli & Susan We have a few more spaces left if you were interested being part of Poets on the Coast: A Weekend Writing Retreat for Women in La Conner, Washington.  We begin on Friday, September 9th and go throughout...
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Click here to Support a new book by Robert Bly. $20 & the book is yours! Plus, you support White Pine Press, a nonprofit poetry publisher that has been around for OVER 40 years!  White Pine Press has been publishi...
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Have You Supported Copper Canyon Press? Receive postcards from a beautiful project by poet Richard Siken
Richard Siken is one of my very favorite poets. Copper Canyon Press is one of my very favorite presses (and within driving distance). How can this not be a good thing? And video, is beautiful too. Please check out the Indiegogo campaign ~   Kells  www.agodo...
Richard Siken is one of my very favorite poets. Copper Canyon Press is one of my very favorite presses (and within driving distance). How can this not be a good thing? And video, is beautiful too. Please check out the Indiego...
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Martha Silano & I Discuss Poetry Prompts & Writing THE DAILY POET with Sheila Bender (podcast)
Here's the podcast of Marty & I talking about The Day Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice. http://kptz.org/node/822 If you like the Daily Poet and want to try it out for yourself, you can order it here:  http://bit.ly/DailyPoet ~ Kells  www.a...
Here's the podcast of Marty & I talking about The Day Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice. http://kptz.org/node/822 If you like the Daily Poet and want to try it out for yourself, you can order it...
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Have her in circles
391 people
Susan Rich's profile photo
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Isaac Osei Poku's profile photo
sabrina hicks's profile photo
Virgil Moore's profile photo
Cambridge Jenkins IV's profile photo
Norelle Done's profile photo
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Work
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Editor. Writer. Poet
Employment
  • Two Sylvias Press
    Co-Founder / Editor, 2010 - present
  • Poets on the Coast
    Co-Director, 2009 - present
  • Crab Creek Review
    Editor, 2008 - 2014
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Female
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Married
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Writer / Poet / Editor ~ Cofounder of Two Sylvias Press
Introduction
I'm the author of four books of poems: Hourglass Museum, Letters from the Emily Dickinson Room, Small Knots, and Geography. I am am the coauthor of The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice and Fire On Her Tongue: An Anthology of Women's Poetry.

I am the cofounder of Two Sylvias Press as well as the co-director  of Poets on the Coast: Writing Retreat for Women.

I love museums, typewriters, and desserts (except for cheesecake). 

Mountain biker. Kayaker. Paddleboarder. Hiker. Cat 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. I have a cool cereal spoon.
Education
  • University of Washington
    BA - English, 1990 - 1992
  • Pacific Lutheran University
    MFA: Creative Writing, 2004 - 2007