Jack Collom

Jack Collom

jcollom@naropa.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Programs

BA in Creative Writing and Literature
BA in Religious Studies
MFA in Creative Writing and Poetics

Education

MA, University of Colorado
BA, University of Colorado

Jack is a poet, essayist, and creative writing pedagogue. His most recent collection of poems Second Nature (Instance Press, 2012) was awarded the 2013 Colorado Book Award for Poetry. His major collection, Red Car Goes By: Selected Poems 1955-2000, was published by Tuumba Press in 2001. Other volumes include Cold Instant, Little Grand IslandArguing with Something Plato Said8-Ball, and Entering the City. His work has been published in countless magazines and anthologies in the United States and abroad. His essays on teaching and anthologies of children’s poetry appear in Moving Windows and Poetry Everywhere. He has produced two CD’s of original work performed in collaboration with musician/composer Ken Bernstein and been awarded two NEA fellowships. He received his MA in English from the University of Colorado, and teaches courses in eco-literature and outreach teacher-training.

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