Colin Pope

Colin Pope grew up in the Adirondacks. His debut collection, Why I Didn’t Go to Your Funeral, was a finalist for the Press 53 Award for Poetry and was released in 2019, and his manuscript Prayer Book for an American God was a finalist for the 2018 Louise Bogan Award, the 2018 Unicorn Press First Book Competition, and the 2019 St. Lawrence Award. His work has appeared in Slate, Rattle, Willow Springs, West Branch, Ninth Letter, Best New Poets, and others. Colin is a Ph.D. candidate at Oklahoma State University and serves on the editorial staffs of Cimarron Review and Nimrod International.