Nicole Cooley

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Nicole Cooley’s newest book Of Marriage will be published by Alice James Books in summer 2018. She is also the author of Girl after Girl after Girl (LSU Press, 2017) as well as four other collections of poems. She is the director of the MFA program at Queens College–City University of New York.

  • SELF PORTRAIT IN THE BACKYARD AS MOTHER

    Tulip-bellied, fists full of weeds, the baby shuffles over the wet grass,
  • Booklet, Hand-Pressed Paper, Containing Locks of School-Children’s Hair, c. 1861

    Wound on a bobbin like thread.  Woven into a wreath