Arda Collins

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Arda Collins
NationalityAmerican
Alma materIowa Writers' Workshop,
University of Denver
GenrePoetry

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

Life[edit]

Collins was born in New York. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was a Glenn Schaeffer Fellow, and the University of Denver, where she received a Ph.D. in poetry.[1][2]

Her book It Is Daylight was selected by Louise Glück for the Yale Series of Younger Poets.[3]

She has taught at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, New York University, and at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand.[4][5] She is currently the Grace Hazard Conkling Writer in Residence at Smith College. She lives in Western Massachusetts.[6]

Her poems have been published in journals and magazines including The New Yorker,[7] jubilat, [8]The American Poetry Review,[9] A Public Space[10] and Gutcult.

Awards[edit]

Works[edit]

  • It is daylight, New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009. ISBN 9780300148879, OCLC 637375983

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