Poetry Reading: Nicky Beer

Join our friends at the UWM Creative Writing Program for the Spring 2024 Visiting Writer-Boudreaux Poet Series featuring Nicky Beer, author of Real Phonies and Genuine Fakes (Milkweed, 2022). Sponsored by The Boudreaux Foundation and UWM English Department. 

Nicky Beer is a bi/queer writer and the author of Real Phonies and Genuine Fakes (Milkweed, 2022), winner of the 2023 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Poetry. She has received honors from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, MacDowell, the Poetry Foundation, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She has also led workshops, craft classes, and craft talks for the Indiana University Writers’ Conference, the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference, the Yale Young Writers’ Workshop, and more. She is an Associate Professor at the University of Colorado–Denver, where she is a poetry editor for Copper Nickel.