Tasha Cotter's third book of poetry, Astonishments, will be released in 2020 with FutureCycle Press. She is also the author of the poetry collections Some Churches (Gold Wake Press, 2013), The Aqua Notebook (Anaphora, 2019), and three chapbooks. Her work has appeared in journals such as Contrary Magazine, NANO fiction, and Thrush. A graduate of the University of Kentucky and the Bluegrass Writers Studio, she is included in the 2018-2019 Kentucky Humanities Speakers Bureau. A recipient of grants from the Kentucky Foundation for Women, The Kentucky Center, and the University of Kentucky Women's Forum, she makes her home in Lexington, Kentucky where she works in higher education and serves as the president of the Kentucky State Poetry Society. Tasha is represented by Alice Speilburg of Speilburg Literary and can be contacted at tasha dot pedigo at gmail dot com.
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