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Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum is an award-winning author, editor, & ghostwriter


He is author of two poetry collections, Visiting Hours and Ghost Gear; Acquisitions Editor for Upper Rubber Boot Books; Founder and Editor of and The Floodgate Poetry Series; and professor of creative writing at Colorado Community College.

Born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, Andrew's first book of poems, Ghost Gear (University of Arkansas Press, 2014) features a childhood navigating a multi-racial, working class neighborhood. Ghost Gear was a finalist for the Miller Williams Prize, the Colorado Book Award, and the INDIEFAB.

His second collection of poems, Visiting Hours (Stephen F Austin University Press, 2020) chronicles the author's grief for the loss of his childhood love to suicide. Visiting Hours was a finalist for the National Poetry Series, the Georgia Poetry Prize, the Jake Adam York Prize, the Miller Williams Prize, the Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize, the Hudson Prize, and the Akron Poetry Series.


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