NORMA COLE is a poet, painter and translator. WIN THESE POSTERS AND OTHER UNRELATED PRIZES INSIDE is her most recent book of Poetry. Other books of poetry include Natural Light, Where Shadows Will: Selected Poems 1988—2008 and Spinoza in Her Youth. A book of essays and talks, TO BE AT MUSIC has also appeared. Her translations from the French include Jean Daive’s A Woman With Several Lives, Fouad Gabriel Naffah’s The Spirit God and the Properties of Nitrogen, Danielle Collobert’s It Then and Crosscut Universe: Writers on Writing From France. Cole has received awards from the Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation, Gertrude Stein Awards, the Fund for Poetry, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts. In 2008 she curated an exhibition at the Cue Gallery. Also in 2008, Cole was a Regents’ Lecturer at UC Berkeley. In 2011 she was a columnist at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art’s “Open Space” http://blog.sfmoma.org/author/normacole/. She teaches at the University of San Francisco.