Caroline Cottom


Greensboro, NC
North Carolina US

Author's Bio

Publications & Prizes

The 64 Best Poets of 2018 (Black Mountain Press, 2019)
Motif IV: Seeking Its Own Level (Motes Books, 2014)
The Unitarian Universalist Poets: A Contemporary Survey (Pudding House Publications, 1996)
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Cumberland Poetry Review
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Licking River Review
Mandala Journal
Old Hickory Review
Pennsylvania English
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Prizes won: 

1st prize, Transitions Abroad personal essay contest, 2007

Winner, The Writer's Center, North Carolina, personal essay contest

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
W.S. Merwin, Louise Gluck , Elizabeth Bishop, Anthony Doerr, Pablo Neruda, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Marilynne Robinson, Claudia Rankine, Natasha Tretheway, Jericho Brown, Bill Brown, Ilya Kaminsky, Kim Addonizio, Lise Goett
What I'm reading now: 
Sight Lines by Arthur Sze, The Narrow Road to the Interior by Kimiko Hahn, Sea Change by Jorie Graham

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Born in: 
Memphis, TN
Raised in: 
Geneva, IL
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Last update: Jan 24, 2024