John A. Nieves

Salisbury, MD 21804

Author's Bio

I am an Assistant Professor of English at Salisbury University in Maryland. I received my M.A. in Creative Writing from USF in 2006 and my Ph.D. in Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Missouri in 2012. My poems, "Autumnal," "Daily," "Labwork," "Door of Birds" & "Garage Door" were recently featured on Verse Daily.

Publications and Prizes

(Elixir Press, 2014)
Adirondack Review, Alaska Quarterly Review, American Poetry Journal, Baltimore Review, Barely South Review, Barrow Street, Bellingham Review, Beloit Poetry Journal, Bluestem Magazine, Boxcar Poetry Review, Broadsided Press, Burntdistrict, California Quarterly, Carolina Quarterly, Chrysanthemum, Cider Press Review, Cincinnati Review, Columbia, Confrontation, Contrary, Copper Nickel, Cortland Review, Crazyhorse, Cream City Review, Drunken Boat, Florida Review, Folio: A Literary Journal at American University, Fugue, Greensboro Review, Grist: The Journal for Writers, Harpur Palate, Hawai'i Pacific Review, Hawai'i Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, Hidden Oak, Hunger Mountain, Indiana Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, Jabberwock Review, Lilliput Review, Lullwater Review, Mead: The Magazine of Literature & Libations, Milk, Minnesota Review, Missouri Review, Nashville Review, Natural Bridge, New Mexico Poetry Review, Night Train, Nimrod, Ninth Letter, OVS Magazine, PALABRA: A Magazine of Chicano & Latino Literary Art, Passages North, Permafrost, Phoebe, Pleiades, Poetry Northwest, Portland Review, Potomac Review, Quiddity International Literary Journal, Red Owl, Redactions, Redivider, Sakura Review, Salamander, Saw Palm, Slab Literary Review, Slipstream, Sou'wester, Southeast Review, Southern Humanities Review, Southern Review, Steam Ticket, Sugar House Review, Summerset Review, Sunscripts, Superstition Review, The Adroit Journal, The Literary Review, The Louisville Review, The MacGuffin, The New York Quarterly, Tulane Review, Tupelo Quarterly, Tusculum Review, Valparaiso Poetry Review, Verse Daily, Waccamaw, Weave Magazine, Western Humanities Review, White Mule, Word Riot
Prizes Won: 
2013 Elixir Press Annual Poetry Award Judge's Prize 2012 Pushcart Prize Nominee 2011 Indiana Review Poetry Prize 2010 Southeast Review AWP Short Poetry Prize

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Theory of the Lyric by Jonathan Culler
The Wise & Foolish Builders by Alexandra Teague
Paper Doll Fetus by Cynthia Marie Hoffman
The Octopus Game by Nicky Beer
Anatomies by Susan McCarty

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Puerto Rican, Russian American
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Trumbull, CT
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Last updated: Oct 25, 2016