Colin Cheney - Maine College of Art
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Colin Cheney

Visiting Instructor, The Salt Workshop / Outreach Coordinator

Dept. : Salt at MECA

Colin is a writer and poet. His collection of poems,Here Be Monsters, was selected for the National Poetry Series and published by University of Georgia Press. His awards include a Pushcart Prize, and a Ruth Lilly Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation. The recipient of an MFA in Creative Writing from New York University, he taught Expository Writing at NYU for five years; he’s also taught Creative Writing in the City University of Hong Kong’s Low-Residency MFA program. In addition to his work as a writer and educator, Colin co-produced The City Dark, an Emmy-nominated documentary film exploring the impacts of light pollution. He produces, mixes, edits, and co-hostsPoet in Bangkok, a hybrid interview and storytelling podcast exploring art and censorship. Colin is a founding editor ofTongue: A Journal of Writing & Art.

Visit his website here.