Nicole Cooley and Peter Cooley

Nicole Cooley is the author of six book of poems, as well as the forthcoming collection Mother Water Ash (LSU Press 2024). She teaches in the MFA program in creative writing and literary translation at Queens College, City University of New York.


Peter Cooley is Professor Emeritus at Tulane University and was Louisiana Poet Laureate 2015-2017. His 11th book was THE ONE CERTAIN THING, elegies for his wife, who died in 2018.