Join us as we present local poets Collin Kelley and Karen Head, reading from and signing their new books, After the Poison and My Paris Year.
Atlanta native Collin Kelley is an award-winning poet, playwright, and journalist. He is the author of After the Poison, Slow To Burn, Better To Travel, and a spoken word album, HalfLife Crisis. He is the recipient of a Georgia Author of the Year Award and a nominee for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, Lambda Literary Award, and the Pushcart Prize. Kelleys poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in several publications. He is also co-editor of the award-winning Java Monkey Speaks Anthology series from Poetry Atlanta Press. For more information, visit www.collinkelley.com.
Karen Head, an Atlanta native, is the author of My Paris Year, winner of All Nations Presss Editors Choice for Excellence in Poetry Award, Shadow Boxes, and Sassing (forthcoming 2009). Her poetry has appeared in many journals, including Prairie Schooner, Southern Humanities Review, Cortland Review, and Chattahoochee Review. She is the Graduate Communications Coordinator and Special Advisor to the Writing and Communication Program at Georgia Tech. For more information, visit www.karenhead.blogspot.com.From Event details at AccessAtlanta.com!: Local poets read from and sign their new books, "After the Poison" and "My Paris Year," respectively.
Added by Wordsmiths Books on August 31, 2008