Nicole Sealey, 41st Annual ODU Literary Festival


Nicole Sealey


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University Theatre

Author/Artist Bio

Nicole Sealey, born in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, and raised in Apopka, Florida, is the author of Ordinary Beast and The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Named, winner of the 2015 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Her other honors include an Elizabeth George Foundation Grant, the Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize from The American Poetry Review, a Daniel Varoujan Award and the Poetry International Prize, as well as fellowships from CantoMundo, Cave Canem Foundation, MacDowell Colony and the Poetry Project. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times and elsewhere. Sealey holds an MLA in Africana studies from the University of South Florida and an MFA in creative writing from New York University. She is the executive director at Cave Canem Foundation.


Tuesday, October 23, 2018, 7 p.m.

Tim Seibles, Festival Co-director, welcomed the audience to the session .Seibles welcomed Remica Bingham-Risher,.Remica Bingham-Risher introduced Nicole Sealey who spoke first and then John Murillo.

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