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Cathryn Cofell

Author's Bio

Cathryn Cofell is the author of six chapbooks, most recently Split Personality with Karla Huston (sunnyoutside, 2012). A collection called Sister Satellite is forthcoming from Cowfeather Press. You'll most likely find her in a Midwest bar or coffee shop, performing poems set to the music of Obvious Dog, including tracks from Lip, their debut CD. Her work is frequently published and has garnered numerous awards including multiple Pushcart nominations. Cofell is a tireless advocate for the power of poetry, including efforts as the founder and current chair of the Wisconsin Poet Laureate Commission; she has also helped to launch and grow, among others, the WI Fellowship of Poets, Verse Wisconsin, the Foot of the Lake Poetry Collective, the Fox Cities Book Festival, the WFOP Chapbook Prize and the Harmony Café Poetry Series.

Publications and Prizes

Chapbooks:
Split Personality (Sunnyoutside Press, 2012), Kamikaze Commotion (Parallel Press, 2008), Sweet Curdle (Marsh River Editions, 2006)
Prizes:
John Lehman Poetry Prize, 2009 WI Academy Best Poet Award, 1996 and 1997 Jade Ring, 1993

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Listing last updated: April 29, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Wausau, WI
Raised in:
Rothschild, WI

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