|Name Sophie Black|
|Parents Linda Cabot Black|
|Born 1958New York, New York, U.S.|
Education Marlboro College, Columbia University
Books The misunderstanding of nature, The descent, The Exchange: Poems
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Sophie Cabot Black (born 1958) is an American prize-winning poet who has taught creative writing at Columbia University.
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- Early life
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- Personal life
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Cabot was born in New York, New York and raised on a small farm in Wilton, Connecticut. Her father is David Black (b. 1931), a Broadway producer, actor, teacher, writer and artistic director. Her mother is Linda Cabot Black, cofounder of Opera Company of Boston and Opera New England. She has two siblings: actor Jeremy Black, who appeared as the boy Hitler clones in Boys from Brazil, and Alexander Black. She also has two daughters.
In 1980, Black received her Bachelor of Arts from Marlboro College. In 1984, she graduated from Columbia University with a Master of Fine Arts.
Black's poetry has appeared in publications including AGNI, The Atlantic Monthly, Boston Review, The Paris Review, Poetry, Fence, APR, Bomb, The New Yorker, and The New Republic. Various anthologies have also included her work, such as More Light: Father & Daughter Poems, The Best American Poetry 1993 (edited by Louise Glück), and Looking for Home: Women in Exile.
Black has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony (1988), the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown (1988), and, most recently, the Bunting Institute of Radcliffe College. As of late 2003, she was teaching at Columbia.
Black's translations of Latin American poets have been included in the anthologies You Can't Drown the Fire and Twentieth-Century Latin American Poetry: A Bilingual Anthology.
Her essays appear in Wanting a Child and First Loves. One of her poems was used in a song on an album by Akiko Yano.
Black lives in New York and Wilton, Connecticut.