Nick Demske

Racine Public Library 75 7th Street
Racine, WI 53403
262 636-9244

Author's Bio

Nick Demske lives in Racine Wisconsin and works there at the Racine Public Library. His self-titled manuscript was chosen by Joyelle McSweeney for the Fence Modern Poets Series Award and published by Fence Books in 2010. He is a founder and editor of the online forum boo: a journal of terrific things ( and curates the BONK! performance series in Racine ( To find reviews, interviews, poems, audio, video and a list of upcoming readings, please visit

Publications and Prizes

(Fence Books, 2010)
narrative (dis)continuities: prose experiments by younger american writers
(recycled karma press, 2010)
Action Yes, Arsenic Lobster, BlazeVOX, Conduit, Death Metal Poetry, Disquieting Muses, Fact-Simile, knock, MAKE: A Chicago Literary Magazine, Monkey Puzzle, Moria, Pank, Pinstripe Fedora, Sawbuck, Seven Corners, The Bathroom, thieves jargon, West Wind Review, Word Riot
Prizes Won: 
2010 Fence Modern Poets Series Award

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Darien, IL
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Griffith/Chicago, NONE
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Last updated: Sep 25, 2012