Nikia Chaney

Nikia Chaney

Inlandia Literary Laureate

Biography

Nikia Chaney is the current Inlandia Literary Laureate (2016-2018).  She is the author of two chapbooks, Sis Fuss (2012, Orange Monkey Publishing) and ladies, please (2012, Dancing Girl Press).  She is founding editor of shufpoetry, an online journal for experimental poetry, and founding editor of Jamii Publishing, a publishing imprint dedicated to fostering community among poets and writers. She has won grants from the Barbara Demings Fund for Women, Poets & Writers, and Cave Canem.

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