Norma Cole's most recent works are Desire & Its Double(Instress, 1998), Spinoza in Her Youth(A.bacus February, 1999), and Scout, \a slide-text presentation. Her current translation work includes a selection of French writing and poetics called Crosscut Universeforthcoming from Burning Deck. Her translations of Anne Portugal's book Nudeand of Lebanese writer Fouad Gabriel Naffah's poetry are forthcoming from Green Interger and Post Apollo Press respectively. Cole has been the recipient of Gertrude Stein Awards, as well as awards from The Fund for Poetry.

November 12, 1999