Originally from Utah, Nicelle Davis now resides in Lancaster, California, with her son J.J. She has taught poetry at Youth for Positive Change, an organization that promotes success for youth in secondary schools, and with Volunteers of America in their Homeless Youth Center. She currently teaches at Antelope Valley College. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Beloit Poetry Journal, The New York Quarterly, PANK, SLAB Magazine, Two Review, and others. Her book, Becoming Judas, is scheduled to be released from Red Hen Press in 2013 and In the Circus of You from Rose Metal Press in 2014. You can read her e-chapbooks at Gold Wake Press and Whale Sound. She runs a free online poetry workshop at The Bees’ Knees Blog.
Her first collection of poems, Circe, is available from Lowbrow Press and Amazon.com.
Publications and Prizes
Becoming Judas (Red Hen Press, 2013)
Elizabeth R. Curry Prize in Poetry, SLAB Magazine, (2010)
Squaw Valley Community of Writers, UC Riverside scholarship (2008)
Antelope Valley College Tolerance Poetry Prize (2005)
Stephan Crane, Nathanael West, H. D., Elizabeth Bishop, James Dickey, Dylan Thomas, Graham Greene, Garcia Marquez, C.D. Wright, William Carlos Williams, James Wright, Emily Dickinson, Lewis Carroll, Federico García Lorca, Marvin Bell, Marianne Moore, Edna St. Vincent Millay... this could go on forever...
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Listing last updated: November 4, 2011