John A. Nieves

Poet

Salisbury, MD 21804
Phone: 
(443)210-2160

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 & Prizes

Book:
Curio (Elixir Press, 2014)
Journals: , , , , ,
Barely South Review
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Barrow Street
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Bluestem Magazine
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Burntdistrict
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California Quarterly
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Chrysanthemum
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Cider Press Review
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Confrontation
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Drunken Boat
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Hidden Oak
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Iron Horse Literary Review
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Lilliput Review
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Mead: The Magazine of Literature & Libations
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Milk
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Minnesota Review
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Nashville Review
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New Mexico Poetry Review
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Night Train
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OVS Magazine
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Potomac Review
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Red Owl
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Slab Literary Review
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Sou'wester
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Sunscripts
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The New York Quarterly
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Tulane Review
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Verse Daily
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Weave Magazine
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Western Humanities Review
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White Mule
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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

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Puerto Rican, Russian American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
Spanish
Born in: 
Manhattan
Raised in: 
Trumbull, CT
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Last update: Aug 02, 2018