John A. Nieves
"Because the Birds Came," by John A. Nieves, has won the 2011 Indiana Review Poetry Prize judged by Marie Howe.
I have recently had a Haydens Ferry Review contributors spotlight: http://haydensferryreview.blogspot.com/2011/12/contributor-spotlight-john-nieves.html and had a poem featured as Valparaiso Poetry Review Poem of the Week: http://edwardbyrne.blogspot.com/2011/11/poem-of-week-through-ends-of-autumn-by.html
My poem, "Cartograph," has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize by the Cincinnati Review November 2012.
My first book, Curio, won the Elixir Press Annual Poetry Award Judges Prize and will be published in early 2014. http://www.elixirpress.com/2013/01/-announcing-the-winners-of-the-elixir-press-13th-annual-poetry-awards.html
BiographyJohn A. Nieves has poems forthcoming or recently published in journals such as: Beloit Poetry Journal, Southern Review, Crazyhorse, Hayden’s Ferry Review, Ninth Letter, and Cincinnati Review. He won the 2011 Indiana Review Poetry and is a 2012 Pus
LinksHaydens Ferry Review Spotlight
Valporaiso Poetry Review Poem of the Week
Cincinnati Review Contributor Spotlight