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Travis Nichols

Travis Nichols was born in Ames, Iowa. He attended University of Georgia and the University of Massachusetts, where he earned an MFA in poetry. He is the author of the novel Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder (Coffee House Press) and two collections of poetry, Iowa (Letter Machine Editions) and See Me Improving (Copper Canyon Press). From 2008-2012 he was associate editor of the Poetry Foundation's website and editor of its blog, Harriet. He now works at Greenpeace in Washington DC.