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Collin Kelley
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"Render" turns one.
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the publication of my poetry collection, Render, by Sibling Rivalry Press. To mark the occasion, SRP is offering the book for just $10. If you haven't read Render yet, this is the perfe...
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I'm giving away books at my blog for National Poetry Month. Check out details on The Big Poetry Giveaway!
I'm taking part in the 5th annual Big Poetry Giveaway during National Poetry Month. The event was created by poet Kelli Russell Agodon (find out more at her Book of Kells blog) and is a fantastic way to connect readers with p...
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A recap from this weekend's Rainbow Book Fair in NYC.
Me at the Rainbow Book Fair with, from left, Jim Elledge, Charles Rice-Gonzalez, Perry Brass and Michael Kimmel I spent this past weekend in New York City at the Rainbow Book Fair. Sibling Rivalry Press was a sponsor and ho...
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I hope she plays this live at her residency at the Hammersmith Apollo. Just got a ticket for one of the September concerts and I am giddy beyond imagination. 
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It's really happening...
I have dreamed of this moment for more than 30 years and now it is here. Fifteen nights at the Hammersmith Apollo in August and September. I feel like I've stumbled through the Looking-Glass. Here's more in The Guardian.
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An exciting, inventive new poetry anthology.
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I'll be reading at the Smyrna Public Library near Atlanta on April 8.
I'll be giving a talk and reading my poetry on Tuesday, April 8, 10:30 a.m. at the Smyrna Public Library to celebrate National Poetry Month. The event is called "Rendering Render: Creating a Poetry Collection." I'll talk abou...
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I'm just down the road, but I have meetings, otherwise I'd attend!
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A poem to mark the occasion of Kate Bush announcing her first live shows in 35 years. 
Midnight in the forbidden living room, past my parents’ bedroom, closing doors quietly behind me, unknowingly opening a path  from which I will never veer, even later when I become older, succumb to any zeitgeist. ...
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The biggest book of dreams you could imagine.
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If you happen to be in Atlanta on Wednesday night, come celebrate the American Library Association's 2014 Over the Rainbow Book List. 
Charis Books & More will celebrate the American Library Association's Over the Rainbow Book List with three of the honored poets named to the 2014 list: Theresa Davis (After This We Go Dark), Collin Kelley (Render) and Megan ...
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Collin Kelley is a poet an novelist from Atlanta, GA. New novel "Remain In Light" out now and poetry collection, "Render," in 2013.
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Collin Kelley is the author of the novels Conquering Venus and Remain in Light, which was a finalist for the 2012 Townsend Prize for Fiction, His poetry collections include Better To Travel, Slow To Burn, After the Poison and the forthcoming Render. Kelley, a Georgia Author of the Year Award-winner and Pushcart Prize nominee, is also co-editor of the Java Monkey Speaks Poetry Anthology series from Poetry Atlanta Press. 
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The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces does a good job of recapturing the spirit of the original arts festival that used to be a staple of the park back in the 80s and 90s. A good mix of art, food and entertainment to be had along the winding pathways of gorgeous Piedmont Park.
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