Nadia Alexis is a Harlem, NYC-born daughter of Haitian immigrants. A first-generation college graduate and graduate student, she currently lives in Oxford, Mississippi.

Her poems have been published in Kweli Journal, Texas Review, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, visceral brooklyn and elsewhere. Her personal essay writing was recently published at On  She Goes. She was the featured visual artist in TORCH Literary Journal's 2016 Spring/Summer issue and has additional photographic works published in the Mfon: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora 2017 anthology featuring over 100 women photographers of African descent from around the world.

Nadia has received fellowships from Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop, The Watering Hole and is a Pushcart Prize nominee.  In 2017, she was nominated for 2017 Best of the Net Anthology and was a recipient of a scholarship from the Fine Arts Work Center. She is currently a poetry MFA candidate at the University of Mississippi.


Nadia Alexis, poet, writer, photographer, author