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Kimberly A. Collins

Kimberly A. Collins teaches English at Morgan State University and facilitates Writing for Healing workshops through her organization SOAR (So Others Ascend Righteously). Her book, Choose You Wednesday Wisdom to Wake Your Soul (2017) is a composite of essays from her Wednesday Wisdom blog doubles as a workbook to challenge readers to find their own wisdom. Her collection of poetry includes two books: Bessie’s Resurrection (Forthcoming, Indolent Books 2018) and Slightly off Center (1992) published by way of The Georgia Council for the Arts. Her most recent poetry appears in: 50/50: Poems & Translations by Women over 50 (Forthcoming, QuillsEdge Press 2018), Pittsburg Poetry Review, Revise the PsalmThe Gwendolyn Brooks AnthologySyracuse Cultural Workers’ 2017 Women Artist DatebookTruth Feasting: Anthology of African American Writers (2016), and The Berkeley Review.