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Author: Cole Swensen

Cole Swensen is the author of fifteen books of poetry, including ON WALKING ON (Nightboat Books, 2017), LANDSCAPES ON A TRAIN (Nightboat Books, 2015) , and a book of essays, Noise That Stays Noise. Also a translator, she's the founding editor of La Presse, dedicated to contemporary French work in translation. She is professor of Literary Arts at Brown University.

Cole Swensen Broadside of Her Poem
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Cole Swensen Broadside of Her Poem "Paradise"

Eucalyptus Press

Poetry. Limited edition of 50 numbered and signed by the author. A beautiful letterpress broadside of Cole Swensen's poem "Paradise," printed by Elka Weber at the Eucalyptus Press on the occasion of Small Press Distribution's annual Open House, held...

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Greensward
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Greensward

Ugly Duckling Presse

Poetry. Art. GREENSWARD looks at the interaction between animals, humans, and gardens. Often playful, it explores the question of whether animals other than humans have an aesthetic sense, posits that they do, and suggests that they develop it throu...

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Landscapes on a Train
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Landscapes on a Train

Nightboat Books

Poetry. A radiant new book-length sequence chronicling the ways observation creates landscape Influenced by the history of landscape painting, Cole Swensen's new book is an experiment in seriality, in the different approach and scope that language m...

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Numen
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Numen

Burning Deck

Poetry. Limited Edition. Signed. This collection explores the space between number and numen, between science/ mathematics on the one hand and transcendence on the other. It plays with line and directionality. There are vertical poems whose sparsene...

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Oh
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Oh

Apogee Press

Poetry. Cole Swensen, in this elegant suite, seems to slide a blade through the operatic repertory, not exactly a knife, more like a corkscrew, spiraling from one unpredictable scene to another. Her pitch is perfect, her tempo uncanny -- Keith Waldr...

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On Walking On
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On Walking On

Nightboat Books

Poetry. Art. ON WALKING ON looks outward onto—or rather, walks through—the work of various writers for whom walking was or is an important element of daily life. The number of writers who were or are serious walkers is striking, and the connection g...

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Stele
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Stele

The Post-Apollo Press

Poetry. "Cole Swensen's STELE goes forth with an artful, graceful balancing as in a minuet, stopping, bowing and then moving towards new thought. This reading 'presumes a crossing' of empty space in each line. This crossing is a waking dream, linki...

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