Nicholas Damion Alexander

Poet, Fiction Writer, Creative Nonfiction Writer, Spoken Word Artist

80 Magnolia Blvd
Port Wentworth, GA 31407
Phone: 
803-406-7659

Author's Bio

I am a teacher of English and Philosophy. I am also a poet. My works have been published in The Jamaica Gleaner, The Jamaica Observer, Caribbean Voice magazine, Small Axe: sx salon, Tongues of the Ocean(Bahamas), Poets against War, The Cartier Street Review, Auckland Poetry(New Zealand), The Black Collegian, Angelfire, Mr. Africa Poetry Lounge, Eos, Truml(Poland), Poemhunter, The First Cut(Ireland), The Camel Saloon, The Bamboo Forest, A Handful of Stones, Nazar Look(Romania, United World Poets, Poets Online, Vox Poetica and the Calabash anthology So Much Things To Say and Meditations on Divine Names, edited by Maria Anna Trochimczyk. In 2008 I was awarded a fellowship with Calabash International Writers' Workshop.I have also been featured on e-Buffet's online magazine Postcards from the people of Earth, Squid Inc.(UK), B-Gina Review as well as on TV programs and in newspapers in Jamaica. I am also listed in the prestigious Poets&Writers directory. Recently, I became a Manuscript Workshop Fellow with The Watering Hole.

Publications & Prizes

Creative Nonfiction

Journal:
Literature Today

Poetry

Anthologies:
So Much Things To Say (Akashic Books, 2014)
,
men in the company of women (Edgar and Lenore's Publishing House, 2013)
,
Meditations on divine names (Moonrise Press, 2012)
Journals:
A Handful Of Stones
,
Angelfire
,
Black Collegian
,
Cafe del Sol
,
Cartier Street Review
,
Literature Today
,
Lyrical Passion Poetry E-Zine
,
Nazar Look
, ,
Poets Against the War
,
Poets Online
,
Small Axe
,
Snow Monkey
,
St. Somewhere
,
sx salon
,
The Back Road Café
,
The Camel Saloon
,
The Caribbean Writer
,
The Cynic Online Magazine
,
The Rusty Nail
,
The Screech Owl
,
The Sound of Poetry Review
,
The View from Here
,
Tongues of the Ocean
,
United World Poets
, ,

Spoken Word

Journal:
360 Degrees
Prizes won: 

3rd place-The Gleaner Heroes' Day Poetry Contest

Calabash Fellowship Finalist-inaugural UWI poetry clash

Finalist(honorable mention)-Goodreads Poetry Contest

Poet of the Year-Red Bones Blues Cafe

Manuscript Workshop Fellow-The Watering Hole

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Kahlil Gibran William Shakespeare Martin Carter Wayne Vincent Brown Derek Walcott
What I'm reading now: 
The Return of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran, The Art of War by Sun Tzu, Being and Nothingness by Jean-Paul Sartre, The Bacchae by Euripides

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Mixed Race
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
St Andrew
Jamaica
Raised in: 
St Andrew
Jamaica
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Last update: May 21, 2019