Nicole Yurcaba

Author's Bio

I am the author of BACKWOODS AND BACK WORDS, a collection of poetry, shorts stories and photography focusing on West Virginia. My chapbook HOLLOW BOTTLES is available from RedDashboard Press, and my novel RAZORBLADE KYIV is forthcoming from RedDashboard Press.

Publications and Prizes

"Concussion Wave" (poem)
(Chariton Review Press, 2016)
, Backwoods & Back Words
(unbound CONTENT, 2013)
, Hollow Bottles
(Red Dashboard LLC, 2016)
, Razorblade Kyiv
(Red Dashboard LLC, 2017)
Love Be Write
(unbound CONTENT, 2010)
, Scratching Against the Fabric
(unbound CONTENT, 2015)
Artemis, Belletrist Magazine, Collateral, Midway Journal, Foliate Oak, Lindenwood Review, Tishman Review, Truck, Two Hawks Quarterly, vox poetica
Prizes Won: 
2nd Place Poetry Sans Frontieres (Australia); Rita Dove Poetry Award (Salem College) Honorable Mention; 3rd Place Virginia Skyline Poetry Contest

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
HERSTORIES: Contemporary Ukrainian Women's Prose by Michael Naydan
Favorite Books: 
The Green Berets (Moore), Fieldwork in Ukrainian Sex (Zabuzkho), Kobzar (Shevchenko), The Forgotten Soldier (Sajer), Moby Dick (Melville), Let's Talk Diabetes With Owls (Sedaris), Depeche Mode (Zhadan), and too many others to list
Favorite Authors: 
Serhiy Zhadan, Oksana Zabuzkho, Taras Shevchenko, Oles Ilchenko, EA Poe, HP Lovecraft

More Information

Listed as: 
Creative Nonfiction Writer, Fiction Writer, Poet
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Ukranian American
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Fluent in: 
English, French, German, Spanish, Ukrainian
Born in: 
Raised in: 
Trevorton, PA, WV
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Last updated: Dec 20, 2017