A Conversation With Katharine Coles

Apr 4, 2016

  The poet Katharine Coles considers herself a typical Utahn, though maybe a different “typical” than what might spring to mind. She was born and raised in Salt Lake City, and her parents gave the family a life of adventure in the red rock desert and the mountains. They were also intellectuals and social activists, so Coles was encouraged to explore and to make her voice heard. Monday, Katharine Coles joins Doug to talk about Utah and other lenses that shape her poetic view of the world.

Katharine Coles is a professor of English at the University of Utah and the former Utah Poet Laureate. Her new collection is called Flight [Indiebound|Amazon]