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Brown, Nickole

Nickole BrownRank: Assistant Professor
Office: 501-T Stabler Hall
Office Phone: 501.569.8314

Educational Background

MFA, Vermont College of the Fine Arts
English Speaking Union Scholar, Oxford University
BA, summa cum laude, English, University of Louisville

Areas of Focus

Creative Writing, Poetry Writing, Form and Theory of Poetry, Contemporary Poetry, Publishing


  • National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship
  • The 2010 Orlando Prize for Poetry from A Room of Her Own Foundation
  • Three Artist Enrichment Grants from the Kentucky Foundation for Women
  • Al Smith Individual Artist Support Grant
  • Individual Artist Professional Development Grant from the Kentucky Arts Council
  • 2008 ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year finalist

Selected Publications


  • Fanny Says: Poems (manuscript in progress)
  • Sister: A Novel-in-Poems (Red Hen Press, 2007)


  • Postage Due: Poems, by Julie Marie Wade (The Marie Alexander Poetry Series of White Pine Press, 2013)
  • All of Us: Poems, by Elisabeth Frost (The Marie Alexander Poetry Series of White Pine Press, 2011)
  • Angles of Approach:Poems, by Holly Iglesias (The Marie Alexander Poetry Series of White Pine Press, 2010)
  • Cut Away: A Novel, by Catherine Kirkwood (Arktoi Books of Red Hen Press, 2010)
  • Air Fare: Stories, Poems & Essays on Flight (Sarabande Books, 2004)
Updated 8.26.2013