Poet, Librarian, Publisher…


at northside grill, ann arbor (photo: suzanne chapman)

Aaron McCollough was raised in Tennessee. He currently works as a writer in Washington, DC. He is also the co-publisher, with Karla Kelsey, of SplitLevel Texts. Previously, he was the Librarian for English Literature and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan, the Editorial Director at the University of Michigan Press, and the Head of the Scholarly Communication and Publishing unit at the University of Illinois Library. His books include RANK (University of Iowa Press, 2015), UNDERLIGHT (Ugly Duckling Press, 2012), NO GRAVE CAN HOLD MY BODY DOWN (Ahsahta Press, 2011), LITTLE EASE (Ahsahta Press, 2006), DOUBLE VENUS (Salt Publishing, 2003), and WELKIN (Ahsahta Press, 2002), winner of the first Sawtooth Poetry Prize. He has a PhD in English Literature from the University of Michigan and an MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.


Please direct all correspondence to: amccollo71@gmail.com