Nicole Hospital-Medina


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Nicole Hospital-Medina (she/her/hers) is a Cuban-American writer who earned her MFA at the University of Miami where she now instructs writing. Her poems can be read in the anthologies, Poems from the LockdownFeminine Rising: Voices of Power and InvisibilityWomen Write Resistance: Poets Resist Gender Violence, as well as in journals, CURA: A Journal of Art and Action, The Miami Herald, Linden Lane Magazine, Paper Nautilus, Blunderbuss Magazine, The Acentos Review, Canyon Voices, The Mother Egg Review and more. She is the inaugural winner of the Miami Herald O’Miami Haiku contest. Her paintings have been featured in Linden Lane Magazine and as cover art for her collaborative chapbook, Myth America, in collaboration with poets, Carolina Hospital, Maureen Seaton and Holly Iglesias. She is currently enjoying the undertakings of being a surfer mom and writing children’s picture books while maintaining her identity as a poet-activist.