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Tasha Cotter

Author's Bio

Tasha Cotter is the author of the chapbooks That Bird Your Heart (Finishing Line Press) and Spectacular Girl (Chantepleure Press). Her first full-length collection of poetry, Some Churches, is available now with Gold Wake Press. Her work has appeared in journals such as Contrary Magazine, Country Dog Review, and Booth. Her fiction has been nominated for a storySouth Million Writers Award and her poetry was recently nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Tasha received an MFA in Creative Writing from the Bluegrass Writers Studio.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Some Churches (Gold Wake Press, 2013), That Bird Your Heart (Finishing Line Press, 2013)

Tasha Cotter Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
Captain Lands in Paradise by Sarah Manguso, Thunderbird by Dorothea Lasky, I Was the Jukebox by Sandra Beasley, Dancing in Odessa by Ilya Kaminsky, What Happened to Sophie Wilder by Christopher Beha
Favorite Books:
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, Mistaking the Sea for Green Fields by Ashley Capps, Taste of Cherry by Kara Candito, High Fidelity by Nick Hornby, Glass, Irony, and God by Anne Carson, Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn, All American Poem by Matthew Dickman, Picnic, Lightning by Billy Collins, The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, Changing my Mind by Zadie Smith
Favorite Authors:
Anna Akhmatova, Billy Collins, Sarah Manguso, Nick Hornby, Julianna Baggott, Steve Almond, Tony Hoagland, Anne Carson, Matthew Zapruder, Ashley Capps, Mary Karr, Sylvia Plath

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Listing last updated: November 20, 2013

More Information

Listed as:
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Born in:
Glasgow, KY
Raised in:
KY

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