Valerie G. Nieman




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Greensboro, NC 27411

Valerie G. Nieman


MFA: Creative Writing - Fiction, Queens University of Charlotte, 2004

BS: Print Journalism, West Virginia University, 1978

Other: General Studies, Jamestown Community College, 1975

Research Interests

Current work-in-progress is a book in the haibun tradition, mixing poetry and prose, based on a solo hiking trip in Scotland. Recent poetry publications in Border Crossing and One journals, anthology inclusions in Eyes Glowing at the Edge of the Woods (WVU Press) and upcoming in Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Anthology (University of Georgia Press.)

Recent Publications

Nieman,  Valerie  ( 2018).  Leopard Lady: A Life in Verse.    Press 53.

Nieman,  Valerie  ( 2018).  Excerpt from novel "To the Bones".  To the Bones: An Appalachian Tale    Monkeybicycle.

Nieman,  Valerie  ( 2017).  "Because You Went".  In Julie Brooks Barbour, Mary McMyne  ( 7,  ).   Border Crossing, Lake Superior State College.

Nieman,  Valerie  ( 2017).  Poems from "Hotel Worthy" .  In Tatiani Rapatzikou, Evangelia Sakkeliou,  "Hotel Worthy" collection published 2015    Poeticanet, TELMECO SA .

Nieman,  Valerie  ( 2016).  "A Good Man" (short story).  In Sheryl Monks  ( 1,  1,  ).   Change 7.

Nieman,  Valerie  ( 2016).  "Observer Effect".  ( 10,  pp. 2).   One journal, from Jacar Press.

Nieman,  Valerie  ( 2016).  "Looking West from Iona".  Poem from a book in progress  ( 2016,  pp. 2).   Southword Journal, Munster Literary Centre, Ireland.