Tasha Cotter

Poet, Fiction Writer

Menlo Park, CA
California US

Author's Bio

Tasha Cotter's third collection of poetry Astonishments will be released in 2020 with FutureCycle Press. Her work has appeared in journals such as Contrary Magazine, NANO fiction, and Thrush. A graduate of the University of Kentucky and the Bluegrass Writers Studio, she is included in the 2018-2019 Kentucky Humanities Speakers Bureau. Her novel Us, in Pieces (with Christopher Green) was released in July 2019. She makes her home in Menlo Park, California. She is the past president of the Kentucky State Poetry Society.

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Literary agent: 
Alice Speilburg

Publications & Prizes

Astonishments (FutureCycle Press, 2020)
The Aqua Notebook (Anaphora Literary Press, 2018)
Girl in the Cave (Tree Light Books, 2016)
Some Churches (Gold Wake Press, 2013)
That Bird Your Heart (Finishing Line Press, 2013)

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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

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Last update: Dec 05, 2019