Meet the Artist: Nadia Alexis

Nadia Alexis is a poet, photographer, educator, and organizer who was born in Harlem, New York City to Haitian immigrants. Her poetry and personal essay writing have been published in The American Poetry Journal, Kweli Journal, On She Goes, Texas Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal and elsewhere. Her photography has been published in fields magazine, TORCH Journal, and the MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora anthology. In 2019, she was named the recipient of honorable mention prize in poetry for the Hurston/Wright Foundation’s Award for College Writers. She has received poetry and visual art fellowships from the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, The Watering Hole, and The Carr Center Independent Scholars Fellowship program. Her photographs have been exhibited in the U.S. and internationally. She is currently a creative writing doctoral student at the University of Mississippi where she also earned her MFA. - shared from Nadia's website

With a bio like that, I feel so lucky that she will be showing her photos for us- Erin 


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