Katharine Coles

Katharine Coles is the author of two novels and six collections of poems, the fifth of which, ‘The Earth Is Not Flat,’ was written under the auspices of the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program. Her newest book, The Stranger I Become: On Walking, Looking, and Writing is collection of essays. The recipient of grants from the NEA, the NEH, and the Guggenheim Foundation, she has served as Poet Laureate of Utah, and was inaugural director of the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute. She is a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of Utah.