|Name Aaron McCollough|
|Education University of Michigan|
|Books Welkin, No Grave Can Hold My Body, Double Venus, Underlight, Rank: Poems|
Aaron McCollough is an American poet.
- Life and career
- Book Publications
- Publication in Anthologies
- Publications in Periodicals
Life and career
Aaron McCollough was born in 1971 in Columbus, Ohio and raised in Tennessee. He has a BA from the University of the South (1994), an MA in English Literature from North Carolina State University (1998), an MFA in Creative Writing from the Iowa Writers' Workshop (2001), as well as an MA and PhD in English Language and Literature from the University of Michigan (2002 & 2007 respectively). Having worked at the University of Michigan Library and University of Michigan Press for a number of years, he began as Scholarly Communications & Publishing Librarian at the University of Illinois in August 2015.
In 2001, McCollough started the online poetry magazine GutGult. The magazine published eight issues between 2001 and 2010. Along with Karla Kelsey, he now edits a small press called SplitLevel Texts.
Publication in Anthologies
Publications in Periodicals
McCollough has published poems in 1913, 6 x 6, Boston Review, jubilat, A Public Space, Denver Quarterly, Colorado Review, Fence, Quarterly West, The Canary, VOLT, American Letters & Commentary, Conduit, LIT, Slope, Carolina Quarterly, Jacket, Court Green, and numerous other journals.
McCollough's books have been reviewed in print journals including Denver Quarterly, Colorado Review, and Publisher's Weekly as well as in online journals such as Free Verse, Coldfront, NewPages and Eclectica.
McCollough has taught at North Carolina State University, The University of Iowa, and The University of Michigan. He was a visiting poet at Hendrix College.