Tasha Cotter

Lexington, KY

Author's Bio

Tasha Cotter is the author of the poetry collection Some Churches (Gold Wake Press, 2013) and the chapbooks That Bird Your Heart (Finishing Line Press, 2013), Girl in the Cave (Tree Light Books, 2016) and Torch (Blue Lyra Press, 2016). Winner of the 2015 Delphi Poetry Series, her work has appeared in journals such as Contrary Magazine, NANO fiction, and Booth. In 2015 she was named runner-up in the Carnegie Center's Next Great Writer contest. A contributor to Women in Clothes (Blue Rider Press, 2014), The Poets on Growth Anthology (Math Paper Press, 2015), and the 2017 Poet's Market (Writer's Digest Books), she makes her home in Lexington, Kentucky where she works in higher education. Tasha is represented by Alice Speilburg of Speilburg Literary.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Girl in the Cave
(Tree Light Books, 2016)
, Some Churches
(Gold Wake Press, 2013)
, That Bird Your Heart
(Finishing Line Press, 2013)

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Captain Lands in Paradise by Sarah Manguso
,
Thunderbird by Dorothea Lasky
,
Nobody Is Ever Missing by Catherine Lacey
,
Dancing in Odessa by Ilya Kaminsky
,
What Happened to Sophie Wilder by Christopher Beha

More Information

Listed as: 
Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Born in: 
Glasgow
Raised in: 
KY
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Last updated: May 02, 2017