Nicole Homer

India Downes-Le Guin

Nicole Homer teaches creative writing, literature, and composition at a community college in central New Jersey. They are a poet, writer, and performer whose work can be found in the American Academy of Poets Poem-a-Day, Muzzle, The Offing, Winter Tangerine, Rattle, The Collagistand elsewhere. A fellow of The Watering Hole, Callaloo and VONA, Homer serves as a Contributing Editor BlackNerdProblems. Their collection, Pecking Order, is an unflinching look at how race and gender politics play out in the domestic sphere. She is honored to have shared stages with poets in slams across the country, to have been the 2018 Dartmouth Poet-in-Residence at The Frost Place, to be a 2020 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, and to be alive. They are currently working on their next project, Fast Tail, and can be found online at and on social as @realnicolehomer