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Nicky Beer

Author's Bio

Nicky Beer’s book of poems, The Diminishing House, is published by Carnegie Mellon University Press (2010). She has degrees from Yale University, the University of Houston, and the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her poems, fiction, nonfiction, and reviews have been published in Best American Poetry 2007, AGNI, Kenyon Review, Narrative Magazine, The Nation, Nerve, New Orleans Review, Pleiades, Poetry, Prairie Schooner, and elsewhere. She teaches at the University of Colorado Denver, where she co-edits the journal Copper Nickel, and she is married to the poet Brian Barker.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
The Diminishing House (Carnegie Mellon University Press, 2010)
Anthologies:
Notre Dame Review: The First Ten Years (University of Notre Dame Press, 2009), Best American Poetry 2007 (Scribner, 2007)
Prizes:
Literature Fellowship--National Endowment for the Arts; Ruth Lilly Fellowship--The Poetry Foundation; Campbell Corner Prize; Discovery/The Nation Award

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Listing last updated: April 12, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caucasian
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Brooklyn, NY
Raised in:
Northport, NY

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