Noelle Kocot is the author of nine collections, including Ascent of the Mothers (Wave Books, 2023); God’s Green Earth (Wave Books, 2020); and Soul in Space (Wave Books, 2013). Kocot’s poems have been anthologized in Best American Poetry in 2001, 2012, and 2013.
Kocot is the recipient of awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Academy of American Poets, The Fund for Poetry, and the American Poetry Review. They were also the recipient of a residency fellowship from the Lannan Foundation.
Kocot has taught at the University of Texas at Austin’s New Writers’ Project and currently teaches in the creative writing department at The New School, where they have been on the faculty since 2005. They are also the poet laureate of Pemberton Borough, New Jersey.