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Robert Collins
3809 12th Court South Unit E1
Birmingham, AL 35222

Hometown: Birmingham, AL


  • Poetry

Publications and Awards

Drinking with the Second Shift, Word Tech/Turning Point, 2017
Naming the Dead, FutureCyle Press, 2012
Occasions of Sin, Mercy Seat Press, 2005
Greatest Hits, Pudding House Publications, 2001
Lives We Have Chosen, Middle Tennessee St. UP, 1998
The Glass Blower, Pudding House Publications, 1998
The Inventor Poems, Logan Elm Press, 1981

Don’t Leave Hungry: Fifty Years of Southern Poetry Review, U. of Arkansas Press, 2009
Whatever Remembers Us: An Anthology of Alabama Poetry, Negative Capability Press, 2007
Lines Drives: 100 Contemporary Baseball Poems, Southern Illinois UP, 2002
Anthology of Magazine Verse and Yearbook of American Poetry, Monitor Book Co., Inc., 1985

Appalachian Heritage
Chattahoochee Review
Cimarron Review
Connecticut Review
Hiram Poetry Review
Louisville Review
Manhattan Review
Prairie Schoone
South Coast Poetry Journal
Southern Humanities Review
Southern Poetry Review
Tar River Poetry
And others

Literary Awards:
Finalist, FutureCycle Press Book Prize, 2012
ASCA Fellowship in Literature, 1998, 1993
Tennessee Chapbook Prize, 1998
Ascent Prize for Poetry, 1984
Academy of American Poets Prize, Ohio State U., 1976
Academy of American Poets Prize, Ohio State U., 1973
Athenaeum Prize, Xavier U., 1970
Mermaid Tavern Prize, Xavier U., 1970

More Information

Gives readings: Yes
Travels to readings: Yes
Conducts workshops: Yes
Available for interviews: Yes

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