College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Mel Nichols

Mel Nichols

Mel Nichols

Assistant Professor

Mel Nichols is the author of four collections of poetry, including Catalytic Exteriorization Phenomenon (National Poetry Series Finalist) and I Google Myself. Her recent essay on the collaborations of Frank O'Hara and Bill Berkson can be found in the anthology For Bill, Anything, and recent work in periodicals can be found in Poetry, New Ohio Review, and The Huffington Post. 

Read "Luxurious Time" by Mel Nichols at St. Mark's Poetry Project: http://tinyurl.com/hhltmjg
Listen to her new album with the Poetics Orchestra: http://tinyurl.com/hntu6zz

Selected Publications

Catalytic Exteriorization Phenomenon. Washington, DC: Edge Books, 2009. (National Poetry Series, finalist)

Bicycle Day. Cincinnati, OH: Slack Buddha Press, 2008.

The Beginning of Beauty, Part 1. Washington, DC: Edge Books, 2007.

Day Poems. Washington, DC: Edge Books, 2005.