- Doctor of Philosophy, DLIT, University Of Utah
- Master of Arts, MAENGL, UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON UNIVERSI
- Bachelor of Arts, BAENGL, UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Katharine Coles’ ten books include her seventh collection of poems, Wayward; a memoir, Look Both Ways; and, most recently, a collection of essays, The Stranger I Become: on Walking, Looking, and Writing. She currently has two additional collections of poems forthcoming: (Solve for) X, which will be published in April 2022 by Turtle Point Press, and Ghost Apples, to be released by Red Hen Press in spring 2023. 2018-19 Poet-in-Residence at the Natural History Museum of Utah and the Salt Lake Public Library for the Poets House FIELD WORK program, she has received awards from the United States’ National Endowment for the Arts, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the National Science Foundation’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program, as well as from the Guggenheim Foundation. Her writing has been published into Italian, German, Dutch, and Spanish. She is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Utah.