Nancy Miller Gomez


Nancy Miller Gomez grew up in Kansas, but currently lives in Santa Cruz, California. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in Best American Poetry 2021, Best New Poets 2021, The New Ohio Review, The Adroit Journal, Shenandoah, Rattle, Massachusetts Review, River Styx, American Life in Poetry, Verse Daily, The Hopkins Review, and elsewhere. Her chapbook, Punishment, was published as part of the Rattle chapbook series. A failed waitress, she has worked as a stable hand, an attorney, and a television producer. She co-founded an organization that provides writing workshops to incarcerated women and men and has taught poetry in Salinas Valley State Prison and the Santa Cruz County jails. She has a Masters in Fine Arts in Writing from Pacific University and is currently working on her first full-length poetry manuscript and a collection of personal essays.

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