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Nicole Terez Dutton 2015 & 16

Nicole Terez Dutton, City's first Poet Laureate; photo by Renata Tutko

Nicole Terez Dutton 2015 & 16

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A big congrats to NicoleTerez Dutton as the City's first Poet Laureate.

Nicole Terez Dutton's work has appeared in Callaloo, Ploughshares, 32 Poems, Indiana Review and Salt Hill Journal.  Nicole earned an MFA from Brown University and has received fellowships from the Frost Place, the Fine Arts Work Center, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her collection of poems, If One Of Us Should Fall, was selected as the winner of the 2011 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. She teaches in the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program and lives in Somerville, Massachusetts where she serves as the city’s inaugural poet laureate.

Special Thanks to Doug Holder and Harris Gardner, our poet advocates.