Award-Winning Author Nicole Sealey to Give Poetry Reading at Hood College Nov. 10


November 10, 2022
5:30 p.m.


Beneficial-Hodson Library and Learning Commons, Second Floor
Hood College
401 Rosemont Ave.
Frederick, MD 21701


This event is free and open to the public.

Nicole Sealey

Nicole Sealey is the author of Ordinary Beast (Ecco, 2017), which was a finalist for the PEN Open Book and Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Sealey’s chapbook, The Animal After Whom Other Animals are Named (Northwestern University Press, 2016), was the winner of the 2016 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Prize.

In 2019, Sealey was named a 2019-2020 Hodder Fellow at Princeton University. She has received fellowships and awards from the American Academy in Rome, the Forward Foundation, CantoMundo, Cave Canem Foundation, the National Endowment and New York Foundation for the Arts, an Elizabeth George Foundation, among others.

Sealey was also the Executive Director at Cave Canem Foundation from 2017–2019. Sealey currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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