Readings in Contemporary Poetry

June 5, 1994
155 Mercer Street, NYC, 7:30pm

Sophie Cabot Black

Sophie Cabot Black
Photo: Sandor Black

Sophie Cabot Black was born in 1958 in New York City and raised on a small farm in New England. She studied at Marlboro College and Columbia University. Her work has appeared in various anthologies, including More Light: Father & Daughter Poems and The Best American Poetry 1993 (editor: Louise Gluck). Her awards include the Grolier Poetry Prize (1988), the John Masefield Award from the Poetry Society of America, and the Emerging Poets Award from Judith's Room (1990). She has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and the Bunting Institute. The Misunderstanding of Nature, her first collection of poems, was published by Graywolf Press in 1994. Sophie Cabot Black lives in New York City.