Katharine Coles

Katharine Coles’ fifth poetry collection, The Earth Is Not Flat (Red Hen 2013), was written under the auspices of the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program; ten poems from the book, translated into German by Klaus Martens, appeared in the summer 2014 issue of the journal Matrix.  Her sixth collection, Flight, is due out in 2016.  A professor at the University of Utah, in 2009-10 she served as the inaugural director of the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute.  She has received grants and awards from the NEA, the NEH and the Guggenheim Foundation.