Nikki Ummel

Nikki Ummel is a queer writer in the Creative Writing Workshop at the University of New Orleans. Nikki has been published in Painted Bride Quarterly, Hobart, Peauxdunque Review and more. She is the 2020 winner of the Vassar Miller Poetry Award, the 2020 Andrea Saunders Gereighty Poetry Prize, and an Academy of American Poets Award. She is currently an Associate Poetry Editor for Bayou Magazine.