Author Archives: Cole Swensen

Cole Swensen

Cole Swensen has published nine books of poetry and has won the National Poetry Series, the Iowa Poetry Prize, the San Francisco State Poetry Center Book Award, and a Pushcart Prize. Her latest book, Goest (Alice James 2004), is currently a finalist for the National Book Award. She lives in Iowa City and Washington D.C.

Poetry City

I’m going to talk about not poetry of the city, but poetry as a city.

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