Nicole Rollender

Williamstown, NJ 08094

Author's Bio

Nicole Rollender’s poetry and nonfiction have been published or are forthcoming in various literary magazines, including <i>Alaska Quarterly Review, Creative Nonfiction, Dark Matter Journal, Enizagam, The Kenning Journal, Literary Mama, Princemere Poetry Journal, Ruminate Magazine, Salt Hill Journal, the strange fruit, Third Wednesday</i> and <i>The Whirlwind Review</i>. She’s the winner of <i>Ruminate Magazine’s</i> 2012 Janet B. McCabe poetry prize for her poem, “Necessary Work,” as well as <i>Princemere Poetry Journal’s</i> 2012 Princemere’s Poetry Prize for her poem, “Quickening.” Her poetry chapbook <i>Arrangement of Desire</i> was published by Pudding House Publications in 2007. Nicole, who has an MFA in creative writing from Penn State University, is editor of <i>Stitches</i> magazine, which has been nominated for two Jesse H. Neal Awards and won the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) 2011 Magazine of the Year Award.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
Alaska Quarterly Review, Kenning, Literary Mama, The Whirlwind Review, Third Wednesday
Chapbook: 
Arrangement of Desire
(Pudding House Publications, 2007)
Prizes Won: 
Ruminate Magazine’s 2012 Janet B. McCabe poetry prize for “Necessary Work”; Princemere Poetry Journal’s 2012 Princemere’s Poetry Prize for “Quickening”

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
Walking to Martha's Vineyard by Franz Wright

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Hackensack
Raised in: 
Bridgewater, NJ
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Last updated: Jan 04, 2013