Writer, Editor | (He/Him)
Quintin Collins (he/him) is a writer, editor, and assistant director of the Solstice Low-Residency Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program. His work appears in many print and online publications, such as Sidereal Magazine, Superstition Review, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Solstice Literary Magazine, and others. His publishing accolades include multiple Pushcart Prize nominations and Best of the Net Nominations, and he was a finalist for the 2020 Redivider Beacon Street Prize.
Prior to Quintin's current professional role, he spent nearly six years in the digital marketing field as a writer, section editor, and managing editor. Working with clients in various industries, including higher education, finance, healthcare, and manufacturing, Quintin managed and developed teams of writers and executed editorial strategy. He also wrote a series of company blog posts about how marketers can leverage writing craft in digital media.
Quintin's first full-length collection of poems, The Dandelion Speaks of Survival, which was a finalist for the Alice James Award, is forthcoming from Cherry Castle Publishing in 2021. His second collection of poems, Claim Tickets for Stolen People, selected by Marcus Jackson as winner of The Journal's 2020 Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize, is forthcoming from Ohio State University Press/Mad Creek Books in 2022.