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Poetry. Kocot makes a bold departure from her previous works with this collection. Written in the third-person, they are by turn funny, flippant, insane, sad, and deeply moving. Her most accessible work to date, THE BIGGER WORLD shows the range of Kocot's talent and will likely appeal to a broad audience, while maintaining her signature linguistic style.
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Noelle Kocot is the author of many collections of poetry, including GOD'S GREEN EARTH (Wave Books, 2020), PHANTOM PAINS OF MADNESS (Wave Books, 2016), SOUL IN SPACE (Wave Books, 2013), THE BIGGER WORLD (Wave Books, 2011), SUNNY WEDNESDAY (Wave Books, 2009), POEM FOR THE END OF TIME AND OTHER POEMS (Wave Books, 2006), and Poet by Default (Wave Books, 2011), a book of translations of some of the poems of Tristan Corbière. Additionally, her previous works include the discography Damon's Room (Wave Books Pamphlet Series, 2010). Her poems have been anthologized in THE BODY IN LANGUAGE: AN ANTHOLOGY (Counterpath Press, 2019), as well as in Best American Poetry in 2001, 2012, and 2013. She is the recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Academy of American Poets, The Fund for Poetry, the American Poetry Review, and a residency fellowship from the Lannan Foundation, and she has taught at the University of Texas New Writers' Project and currently teaches part-time at the New School. She is the Poet Laureate of Pemberton Borough, New Jersey. Author City: PEMBERTON, NJ USA