Michael R. Collings


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in Rupert, Idaho, The United States
October 29, 1947

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Michael Robert Collings is an American author, poet, literary critic, and bibliographer, and a former professor of creative writing and literature at Pepperdine University. He was Poet in Residence at Pepperdine's Seaver College from 1997-2000.

Collings has had multiple collections of his poetry published on subjects such as Latter Day Saint theology, Joseph Smith, Christmas, science fiction, 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 Ors
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The Slab: A Novel of Horror

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Stephen King Is Richard Bac...

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The House Beyond the Hill

3.60 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 1997 — 3 editions
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Piers Anthony

4.04 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1983 — 3 editions
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CHAIN OF EVIL - JOURNALSTON...

4.13 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Static!

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Horror Plum'd: Internationa...

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Space Operae!: A Tale of Th...

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Names and Naming in J.R.R. ...

4.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Films of Stephen King

4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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