Author City: SAN FRANCISCO, CA USA
Norma Cole is a poet, painter and translator. Her recent poetry publications include WIN THESE POSTERS AND OTHER UNRELATED PRIZES INSIDE, 14000 FACTS, NATURAL LIGHT, WHERE SHADOWS WILL: SELECTED POEMS 1988-2008, SPINOZA IN HER YOUTH, and SCOUT, a text/image work in CD-ROM format. Current translation work includes Danielle Collobert's NOTEBOOKS, 1956-1978, Anne Portugal's NUDE and CROSSCUT UNIVERSE: WRITING ON WRITING FROM FRANCE. She created 2004-6 Collective Memory, an installation, performance, and publication for "Poetry and its Arts: Bay Area Interactions 1954-2004," California Historical Society, San Francisco, CA. Cole has received a Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation Award, Gertrude Stein Awards, the Robert D. Richardson Nonfiction Award, as well as awards from the Fund for Poetry. A Canadian by birth, Cole migrated via France to San Francisco where she has lived for over twenty years.