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Norma Cole

Norma Cole is a poet, translator and visual artist. Recent works include a book of poetry, FATE NEWS (2018), and a film, At the Turning Bridge (2019). She lives in San Francisco.

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Norma Cole is a poet, translator and visual artist. Her most recent books of poetry include Fate News, Actualities, Where Shadows Will, and Win These Poster and Other Unrelated Prizes Inside. TO BE AT MUSIC: Essays & Talks appeared in 2010. Her translations from French include Danielle Collobert’s It Then, Crosscut Universe: Writing on Writing from France and Jean Daive’s White Decimal. Her visual work has been shown at 2nd floor projects in San Francisco and the Berkeley Art Museum. Born in Toronto, Canada, Cole lives in the sanctuary city of San Francisco.


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