Nazos’ poem “Cape Cod Pantoum” featured in The New Yorker

Maria Nazos poses on the Nebraska prairie with a broken down pickup truck

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The latest issue of The New Yorker features work by poet Maria Nazos. A Ph.D. student in the Department of English at the University of Nebraska, Nazos is a doctoral candidate in creative writing and a Great Plains Fellow. Her poem, "Cape Cod Pantoum," was published in the October 31, 2016 issue of The New Yorker in print and online. After her poem was accepted for publication, Nazos traveled to Conde Nast studios in New York City where the magazine recorded her reading of the poem. The resulting audio is now available alongside the full text of the poem in their online edition.

Nazos' poetry, translations, and lyrical essays are also published or forthcoming in The Tampa Review, The Mid-American Review, The North American Review, The Florida Review, The Southern Humanities Review, Subtropics, 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). She studies and teaches courses in poetry/creative writing and Women's and Gender Studies; she can be found at

Read and listen to "Cape Cod Pantoum" in The New Yorker online >>

Cover of the October 31, 2016 issue of The New Yorker
Cover of the October 31, 2016 issue of The New Yorker