Collin Kelley’s debut collection of poetry, Better To Travel,
was nominated for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, Lambda
Literary Award and Georgia Author of the Year Award. His
spoken word CD,
HalfLife Crisis, was released in Fall, 2004.
Kelley was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. His poetry
has appeared in many journals, including
Terminus, The
Chiron Review, The Pedestal, Blaze, Lily, Poetry Super
Highway, Velvet Mafia, Welter, The Harrow, SubtleTea,
Offerings, HomeGround
(UK) and the di-verse-city 2005 and
Red Light: Superheroes, Sluts & Saints anthologies. His play,
The Dark Horse, was the recipient of the 1994 Deep South
Writer's Award from the University of Louisiana and the 1997
Georgia Theatre Conference Award for best play. By day,
Kelley is the managing editor for
Atlanta Intown magazine. He
has been a journalist for almost twenty years. Kelley also hosts
the Internet radio show
The Business of Words at Leisure Talk
Radio Network.
photo by Brent Sturgis, © 2005.