(4th Year Poetry/African American Diaspora Studies dual degree)
Nandi Comer was raised in Detroit, Michigan. She received a B.A. in English and in Spanish with an emphasis on Latin American Culture from the University of Michigan. She has received fellowships from Cave Canem, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Vermont Studio Center, and Callaloo. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in Another and Another: An Anthology From the Grind Daily Writing Series (Bull City Press, 2012), Cave Canem Anthology XII (Willow Books 2012), Callaloo, The Journal of Pan African Studies, The New Sound Sycamore Review and Third Coast. She is also pursuing an MA in the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies.