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Cathryn Cofell

"Honest, insightful, and formally dexterous, Cofell—the self-described 'Lucille Ball of Zen'—reminds us that, ultimately, being fully human is our true life’s work." 

Grace Bauer 

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Cathryn Cofell: 


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Stick Figure with Skirt

"Stick Figure with Skirt," by Cathryn Cofell. Winner of the 2019 Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award.


Two poems chosen for Waupaca, WI's Poetry at Your Feet sidewalk project!


Poems up at Verse-Virtual  


Write-On Door County inspired a video on collaboration with C. Kubasta and Bruce Dethlefsen. Watch it here. 


Virtual Reading for the Dickinson Poetry Series available on YouTube

"On Being Mistaken for the Hostess at The Maize in Newark" is up at Volume One - read it here 


The Council for WI Writers selects Cathryn as the recipient of the 2020 Christopher Latham Sholes Award for mentoring


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