Nicole Sealey

Nicole Sealey

Visiting Professor

MFA, New York University
MLA, University of South Florida

 

 

 

 

Born in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. and raised in Apopka, Florida, Nicole Sealey is the author of Ordinary Beast, finalist for the PEN Open Book and Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards, and The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named, winner of the Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Her honors include a Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome, a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, the Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize from The American Poetry Review and a Poetry International Prize, as well as fellowships from the Bogliasco Foundation, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, CantoMundo, Cave Canem, The Hermitage Artist Retreat, MacDowell, the National Endowment for the Arts, The New York Foundation for the Arts and the Poetry Project. Her work has appeared in The Best American Poetry 2018 and 2021, The New Yorker, the Paris Review and elsewhere. She is a visiting professor at Boston University and also teaches in the low-residency MFA Writers Workshop in Paris program at New York University.

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