Nadia Alexis is a poet, visual artist, organizer, and educator who was born in Harlem, New York City to Haitian immigrants. She holds a BA in Political Science from Union College where she also studied Africana Studies and French. In May 2019, she earned her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Mississippi, where she also studied photography.
Her poetry has been published in The American Poetry Journal, Kweli Journal, Texas Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal and elsewhere. Her personal essay writing has been published at On She Goes. She was the featured visual artist in TORCH Literary Journal’s 2016 Spring/Summer issue and has additional photographic works published in the Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora 201.
Currently, she is a 2018-2019 Fellow in The Carr Center Independent Scholars Fellowship program under the mentorship of Resident Artist Carrie Mae Weems.
She is also working on her first full-length hybrid manuscript of poems and photographs, while also building bodies of photographic work.
Contact or learn more about Nadia Alexis…
@nadialovetocreate / twitter