Skip to main content
Loading Events
  • This event has passed.

Online Poetry: The Refuge of Witnessing with Perry Nicholas

Event Categories:

Perry S. Nicholas recently retired as English Professor at SUNY ERIE. He has published one textbook of poetry prompts, three full-length and six chapbooks of original poetry, along with two CDs of poetry.
His poems have appeared in Common Ground Review, Literary House Review, Caesura, Word Worth, Silver Birch Press, Snapdragon, Verse-Virtual, Slant, Feile-Festa, Louisiana Literature, Chautauqua Literary Journal, Chest, The Healing Muse, New York Quarterly, Great Lakes Review, Chronogram, and AHI. His poems have appeared on over twenty occasions in the Buffalo News. They also appear in the anthologies Right Here, Right Now, Resurrection of a Sunflower, Flash in the Dark, and a Celebration of Western New York Poets.
Perry has judged the Just Buffalo poetry contest, the New York Poetry Out Loud competition, the Word Worth fiction contest, and has been guest lecturer at Villa Maria College, Niagara Community College, Buffalo State College, Medaille College, Daemen College, and New York College in Athens, Greece. He has read his poetry in Plymouth, NYC, Woodstock, Albany, Schenectady, New Paltz, and Saratoga Springs. Nicholas has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize on four occasions.
During retirement, he has been interviewed for both the Stockbridge, MA Library and the Hellenic American Project for Queens College programs.You can see his work at