Posts by: "Ruth Ellen Kocher"
Ruth Ellen Kocher is the author of Ending in Planes (Noemi Press, 2014), Goodbye Lyric: The Gigans and Lovely Gun (Sheep Meadow Press, 2014), domina Un/blued (Tupelo Press, 2013), Dorset Prize winner, and 2014 PEN Open Book Award Prize winner, One Girl Babylon (New Issues Press, 2003) Green Rose Prize winner, When the Moon Knows You’re Wandering (New Issues Press, 2002), and Desdemona’s Fire (Lotus Press 1999), Naomi Long Madgett Prize winner. Her poems have been anthologized most recently in Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poets and Black Nature. She has been awarded fellowships from Cave Canem and Yaddo. She is a Contributing Editor for Poets & Writers Magazine and directs the Creative Writing Program at the University of Colorado-Boulder.