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Ph.D. student

Nicole Lachat was born in Edmonton, Canada to a Peruvian mother and Swiss father. She earned her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Alberta and her M.F.A. in Creative Writing (poetry) from New York University. Her poetry appears in Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Ruminate Magazine, and BirdFeast Magazine, among others. She was awarded the 2022 Wilbur Gaffney Poetry Prize, and is a Banff Art Centre fellow. She works as the Book Prize Coordinator for Prairie Schooner, and teaches at the University of Nebraska where she is pursuing her Ph.D. in Creative Writing. She currently lives in Lincoln.


M.F.A., New York University
Creative Writing (Poetry)

B.A., University of Alberta