Maria Nazos

Kimmel Foundation Awards - Literary






About Maria

Maria Nazos' poetry, translations, and lyrical essays are published in The New Yorker, The Tampa Review, The Mid-American Review, The North American Review, The Florida Review, The Southern Humanities Review, The Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. She is the author of A Hymn That Meanders, (2011 Wising Up Press) and the chapbook Still Life, (2016 Dancing Girl Press). Her work has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and scholarships from the Sewanee Writers' Conference and the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center. A Great Plains Fellow attending the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's PhD program, she studies and teaches creative writing. Her work engages concepts of love, gender, and resiliency. She is particularly fond of the pantoum. As of recently, the Nebraskan landscape and national political issues have prominently figured into her work. She can be found at

Sponsored by Richard P. Kimmel and Laurine Kimmel Charitable Foundation

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