Collin Kelley | Episode 33

Collin Kelley is a prolific writer and is a tried and true vet of the Atlanta Literary community. We couldn’t be more excited to finally have him on the show when preparing for the release of a new poetry collection.

Collin also reads in an almost request heavy moment as John and Matt fan boy out for a bit asking for the newest hits.

Conversation topics included:

  • His upcoming book, Midnight in a Perfect Word, which you can pre-order here.

  • Finding ways to get to travel to England as much as possible

  • How a chapbook became a book

  • Los Angeles literature community

  • His upcoming reading for Voices Carry at The Georgia Center for the Book


Collin Kelley is the author of the forthcoming poetry collection Midnight in a Perfect World, which will be published by Sibling Rivalry Press in November 2018. He is also the author of The Venus Trilogy of novels – Conquering Venus, Remain In Light and Leaving Paris – also published by Sibling Rivalry Press. Remain In Light was the runner-up for the 2013 Georgia Author of the Year Award in Fiction and a 2012 finalist for the Townsend Prize for Fiction. Kelley is also a recipient of the Georgia Author of the Year Award, Deep South Festival of Writers Award and Goodreads Poetry Award, Kelley’s poetry, reviews, essays and interviews have appeared in magazines, journals and anthologies around the world.

You can find out more info at his Blogspot.

We hope you enjoy the episode.