Noelle Kocot (Author)
April 01, 2009
6.5 X 0.3 X 9.3 inches | 0.35 pounds
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About the Author
Noelle Kocot is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently, The Bigger World (Wave Books, 2011), and a book of translations of poems by Tristan Corbière, Poet by Default (Wave Books, 2011). Her previous works include the discography Damon's Room (Wave Books Pamphlet Series, 2010), Sunny Wednesday (Wave Books, 2009) and Poem for the End of Time and Other Poems (Wave Books, 2006). She is also the author of 4 and The Raving Fortune (both from Four Way Books). Her poems were included in the Best American Poetry anthologies for 2001, 2012, and 2013, as well as in the Norton Anthology of Postmodern American Poetry edited by Paul Hoover. She is the recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Academy of American Poets, The Fund for Poetry and the American Poetry Review, as well as a residency fellowship from Lannan Foundation. She currently lives in New Jersey.
"Her subject matter is emotionally and chronologically close but she is the arbiter of distances, and an utterly contemporary product of the American culture she indicts. Poem for the End of Time and Other Poems devours any emotional connection to her subject and to the age, as if it is hers alone to devour." -The Gettysburg Review "by turns humorous, icy and overwhelmingly sad" -Publisher's Weekly "Kocot has thought and felt through the language, rhythms and images of the