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Marilyn Kallet
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Packing Light: New and Selected Poems


The Movable Nest: A Mother/Daughter Companion


Last Love Poems of Paul Eluard

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MARILYN KALLET
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Award winning poet Marilyn Kallet is available for readings, seminars and workshops on many aspects of contemporary writing. Dr. Kallet was Director of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville for 17 years, is the author of fourteen books, including poetry, translations, anthologies, and criticism. Recent books include a collection of poetry, Circe, After Hours, published by BkMk Press, University of Missouri–Kansas City, in 2005, The Art of College Teaching: Twenty-eight Takes, co-edited with April Morgan, published by the University of Tennessee Press in 2005 and in 2006 from Black Widow Press a revised and updated edition of Last Love Poems of Paul Eluard, translated and edited by Marilyn Kallet. Her books released in 2007 are Jack The Healing Cat, a children’s book from Tellico Books, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; and The Movable Nest: A Mother/Daughter Companion, co-edited with Kathryn Stripling Byer, from Helicon Nine Editions, Kansas City. Her latest from Black Widow Press is Packing Light: New & Selected Poems. Dr. Kallet is a Lindsay Young Professor of English at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Awards and Service Positions
Tennessee Arts Commission Literary Fellowship in Poetry, 1989; Literary Panel Advisory Board Member, Tennessee Arts Commission, 1988–90; Board of Directors, Tennessee Writers Alliance, 1991–1996; Secretary, Tennessee Writers Alliance, 1994–1996; Board of Directors, UT Press, 1993-95; Board of Directors, Tennessee Studies in Literature, 1994–; Board of Directors, Knoxville Writers’ Guild, 1995–1998; College of Arts & Sciences Public Service Award, 1994; UT Alumni Public Service Award, 1995; National Alumni Association Outstanding Teacher Award, 2000; Elected to the East Tennessee Literary Hall of Fame, 2005; UTK Chancellor’s Outreach Award, 2007.


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