Arda Collins

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Arda Collins is an American poet, and winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets Competition.


Collins was an intern, working up to research assistant, and then assistant director, of Public television documentaries, from 1997-2003.[1]

She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop where she was a Glenn Schaeffer Fellow.[2]

In Fall 2005, she read at Reading Between A&B, in New York, and in the Summer of 2006, taught a fiction workshop in Wellington, New Zealand, at Victoria University.[3]

She lives in Denver, where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in poetry.[4]

Her poems have been published in journals and magazines including The New Yorker,[5] The American Poetry Review,[6] A Public Space,[7] and Gutcult, where she is an editor.