Clifford BrooksClifford Brooks was born in Athens, Georgia. His first poetry collection, The Draw of Broken Eyes & Whirling Metaphysicsnominated for the 2013 Georgia Author of the Year Award in Poetry, will be re-issued by Kudzu Leaf Press in 2018.

His full-length collection Athena Departs: Gospel of a Man Apart as well as his limited-edition poetry chapbook Exiles of Eden were published in 2017, also by Kudzu Leaf Press.

Clifford is the founder of The Southern Collective Experience, a cooperative of writers, musicians and visual artists, which publishes the journal The Blue Mountain Review and hosts the radio show Dante’s Old SouthHe currently lives in northwest Georgia and is pursuing an MFA in Creative Writing at Reinhardt University.

 

 

 

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  • A Testament from Dixie (2/24/2015)  Since the release of my book The Draw of Broken Eyes & Whirling Metaphysics, the subsequent book tour has bolstered my resolve in one thing: Georgia is the seat of …
  • The Southern Collective Soundcloud (12/9/2015)  Hey my fellow collectives, just wanted to bring it to everyone’s attention that I will be getting our Soundcloud page up and running soon. For those who are not familiar …
  • Book Review by Clifford Brooks at Cutthroat Magazine (2/6/2016)  A Review by Clifford Brooks The Blue Demon Chad Prevost The Wing & The Wheel Press, Chattanooga, TN, 2014 ISBN-13: 978-1936196845 86 pages Chad Prevost’s thoughtful and dynamic use of …