Katharine Coles’ fifth poetry collection, Flight, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press. Recent poems have appeared or been accepted to appear in The Gettysburg Review, The Southwest Review, upstreet, DIAGRAM, Crazy Horse, and Best Spiritual Writing 2011. She teaches at the University of Utah and co-directs the Utah Symposium in Science and Literature. In 2010, she traveled to Antarctica on a grant from the NSF’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program; the poems here are from that project. In 2009-10, she served as the Inaugural Director of the Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Monroe Poetry Institute.