Nickole Brown


Publications from upcoming collections:

"MRI" and "Rothko Confessions," Fifth Wednesday Journal, forthcoming 2018.

"Mis/Conception," winner of the PSA's 2018 Emily Dickinson Award, chosen by Lynn Melnick.

"The Scat of It," The Oxford American, forthcoming 2018. 

"Wild Thing," Talking River, Lewis-Clark State, forthcoming 2018

"Against Despair: The Kid Goat," Thrush Poetry Journal, January 2018

"The Extended Stay," Poetry International, forthcoming 2018

"Mercy," (with audio), Norwegian Writers' Climate Campaign, Fall 2017

"A Prayer to Talk to Animals," Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, July 2017

"Beastiary: Thasos, Greece," Michigan Quarterly Review, 2016

"The Evolution of a Kiss," Guernica, October 2016 (Also included in The Kiss: Intimacies From Writers, an anthology published by W.W. Norton)

"The Deer," Honorable Mention of the 2015 Gulf Coast Bartheleme Prize judged by Steve Almond

"The Baby Possum," Punctuate Magazine of Columbia College Chicago, 2016


Online publications from Fanny Says

"My Book, in Birds," "To My Grandmother's Ghost, Flying with Me on a Plane," and "An Invitation for My Grandmother," Anthology of LGBTQ Literature from Appalachia, edited by Jeff Mann and Julia Watts, Vandalia Press / West Virginia University Press, forthcoming 2018

"For My Grandmother's Feet, Swollen Again," Vandall Poem of the Day, January 2017

"The Dead," Cave Wall, Fall 2016

"Dixie Highway," Brain Mill Press, April 2016

"For Our Grandmothers," "Your Monthly," "Fanny Linguistics: Malapropisms,", April 2015

"Flitter" & "An Invitation for My Grandmother" Gwarlingo (posted below review), April 2015

"Pepsi," broadside excerpt for Broadsided, April 2015

"Fanny Linguistics: Nickole": Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, 2015

"Bullshit, Bullshit, Bullshit": Midway Journal, 2014

"Fuck": The Oxford American, 2014

"Crisco": The Literary Review, 2014

"Clorox": The Wide Shore, 2014

"A Prayer For The Self-Made Man": San Pedro Review, 2014

"Fanny Says How To Be A Lady": storySouth, 2013

"Sweet Silver": storySouth, 2013

"Pepsi": Waccamaw, 2013

"Lottie": Waccamaw, 2013

"For My Grandmother's Perfume, Norell": Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, 2013

"Your Monthly": JMWW, 2012

"Go Put on Your Face": JMWW, 2012

"How To Become A Dyke, Step Three, Birds": The Los Angeles Review, 2011

"A Translation For The Spiritual Mediator. . .,":  The Cortland Review, 2005


Online publications from Sister: A Novel-in-Poems:

"Footling": Verse Daily, 2008

"What I Did, II": Beatrice, 2008

"Footling," "How She Conceived," "1979": Reading Between A& B Series, 2007


Miscellaneous Poems Published Online & in Print:

"Inauguration Day," published with Rise Up Review & in two anthologies Poets Speak (while we still can) & Misrepresented People: Poetic Responses to Trump's America

"Trump's Tic Tacs," published in thre anthologies—Truth To Power: Writers Respond To The Rhetoric of Hate & Fear & If You can Hear This: Poems in Protest of an American Inauguration, & Misrepresented People: Poetic Responses to Trump's America

"No Union More Profound," co-written with Jessica Jacobs, The Oxford American, 2015

"The Girl Offers Up Her Resignation": Memorious, 2014

"Step One, September": Connotation Press, 2012

"Black Bird, Red Wing": Academy of American Poets Poem-A-Day, 2011

"A Diet Plan That Works": Numero Cinq, 2010
"How To Seduce Superman": Tusculum Review, 2010

"While You Wait": Broadside collaboration with Sarah G. Cassidy, Collaborative Shelter Project, University of Louisville Hite Art Institute, 2009

"Monarch & Mulberry": Guernica Magazine, 2009 

"Saint Michael of Valu-Mart" and "Some Facts About A Cow": Diagram Magazine, 2007