Couto, Nancy Vieira

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COUTO, Nancy Vieira

COUTO, Nancy Vieira. American, b. 1942. Genres: Poetry. Career: Elementary schoolteacher in Dartmouth, MA, 1964-65; National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, staff assistant, 1967-68; General-American Life Insurance Co., San Francisco, CA, claims representative, 1968-72; SperryUnivac, San Francisco, secretary, 1972-73; WTEV-6, New Bedford, MA, executive secretary, 1975-78; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, lecturer in English, 1980-82; Cornell University Press, Ithaca, secondary rights assistant, 1981-82, subsidiary rights manager, 1982-94; Leatherstocking Literary Services, Ithaca, NY, owner, 1994-; poet. Gives readings of her works. Publications: The Face in the Water, 1990. Address: 508 Turner Place, Ithaca, NY 14850, U.S.A.