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Music: Goldberg Variations by Glenn Gould
Cathy Colman’s first book, Borrowed Dress, won the Felix Pollak Prize for Poetry from The University of Wisconsin Press and was on the The Los Angeles Times Bestseller List the first week of its release. Her second collection, Beauty’s Tattoo, was published by Tebot Bach Publications (2009). Her third collection, Time Crunch, was published by What Books Press (2019). Her poetry has appeared in The Colorado Review, Ploughshares, The Huffington Post, The Gettysburg Review, Prairie Schooner, The Journal, The Southern Review, Barrow Street, The Los Angeles Review, Pool, Chance of a Ghost Anthology (Putnam/Tarcher), Writers on Writing (Putnam), LE Poetry, Pratik and elsewhere. She has won The Browning Award for Poetry, The Ascher Montandon Award, judged by Campbell McGrath, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize eight times. She has been a free-lance reviewer for The New York Times Book Review. She has also been a free-lance lecturer/reader at St. Stephens College, Cambridge University, UK, The University of Southern California, The Oakland College of Arts and Crafts, The Oakland Museum, University of California, Los Angeles, The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, The Getty Museum and many other venues. Her poetry has been translated into Italian, Croatian and Russian.