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(Poets and Poetry in America)

Cole Swensen is primarily known for her poetry and her translations of contemporary French poets. She has written critical articles and reviews for periodicals and essays for collections. Her critical work has been included in Boston Review, Bloomsbury Review, Civil Disobediences: Poetics and Politics in Action (2004), and Moving Borders: Three Decades of Innovative Writing by Women (1998). She coedited American Hybrid: A Norton Anthology of New Poetry (2009) with David St. John.