Cole Swensen

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Cole Swensen is the author of 19 books of poetry, most of them focused on visual arts, land-use issues, and their intersection in the arrangement and depiction of public space. A former Guggenheim Fellow, recipient of the National Poetry Series, the Iowa Poetry Prize, the SF State Poetry Center Book Award, and finalist for the National Book Award, she has edited a number of anthologies and organized reading series focused on aesthetic experimentation. Her next book, Art in Time, a series of 20 poem-essays on innovative landscape art, will be published by Nightboat in 2021. 

2021 Events
In and Out of French: A Poetry Translation Roundtable