Katharine Coles' fifth collection of poems, The Earth Is Not Flat, was published in March 2013 by Red Hen Press, which will also publish her sixth collection, Flight, in 2015. Her poems, essays, and stories have appeared in such journals as The Paris Review, The Gettysburg Review, Poetry, Image, Seneca Review, North American Review, Southwest Review, Poetry, Web Conjunctions, Virginia Quarterly Review, DIAGRAM, and Ascent. In 2009-10, she served as the inaugural director of the Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute for the Poetry Foundation. She is a professor at the University of Utah, where she founded and co-directs the Utah Symposium in Science and Literature. In 2010, she traveled to Antarctica to write poems under the auspices of the National Science Foundation's Antarctic Artists and Writers Program. She is a 2012 Guggenheim Foundation Fellow.