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Sophie Cabot Black
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Sophie Cabot Black received the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award for her first poetry collection, The Misunderstanding of Nature. Her poetry has appeared in numerous magazines, including AGNI, The Atlantic Monthly, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Poetry. The Descent, a second collection of poems, received the 2005 Connecticut Book Award and was subsequently chosen as a “hot pick” on MSNBC’s program Topic A With Tina Brown. She teaches at Columbia University. (updated 4/2011)

Black’s book The Misunderstanding of Nature was reviewed in AGNI 41 by Wyn Cooper.

AGNI has published the following work:

Poetry
Drafts of “The Tooth”
AGNI 46 Print Only
Poetry
The Tooth
AGNI 46 Print Only
Poetry
The Mountain
AGNI 51 Print Only
Poetry
Dark Harbor
AGNI 67 Print Only
Poetry
Afterlife
AGNI 73 Print Only
Poetry
When It Comes
AGNI 73 Print Only
Poetry
Among the Divided Lilies
AGNI 37 Print Only
Poetry
Your Mouth Near My House
AGNI 37 Print Only
Poetry
By Lamplight
AGNI 35 Print Only
Poetry
Interrogation
AGNI 35 Print Only
Poetry
Northwest Passage
AGNI 28 Print Only
Poetry
The Converted
AGNI 27 Print Only
Poetry
The Body Still Wanting
AGNI 27 Print Only
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