Michael R. Collings
Michael Robert Collings is an American author, poet, literary critic, bibliographer, and a former professor of creative writing and literature at Pepperdine University.
Collings has had multiple collections of his poetry published on subjects such as Christmas, SF, and horror. He is known for his literary critiques and bibliographies of the works of Orson Scott Card and Stephen King, though he has also published critiques and bibliographies of the works of Peter Straub, Dean Koontz, C. S. Lewis, Brian W. Aldiss, and Piers Anthony.
His In the Image of God: Theme, Characterization and Landscape in the Fiction of Orson Scott Card was the first book-length academic look at Card's works.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1988 -- Life, the Universe, & Everything 6
- 1995 -- Mythcon XXVI
- 2005 -- Life, the Universe, & Everything 23
- 2006 -- Life, the Universe, & Everything 24
- 2014 -- Life, the Universe, & Everything 32
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