Nicholas Goodly is a writer and artist living in Atlanta.

They are the writing editor of Wussy Magazine, a Cave Canem fellow, 

author of the Georgia Writer's Association guest blog Free Verse, 

and team member of the performing arts platform Fly on a Wall.

Nicholas is a finalist for the 2020 Jake Adam York Prize,

the runner-up for the 2019 Cave Canem Poetry Prize 

and recipient of the 2017 Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship. 

Nicholas received a teaching fellowship and MFA from Columbia University,

is a Spring 2020 Hambidge Creative Residency Distinguished Fellow,

was a finalist in Tupelo Press' Four Quartets 2020: Poetry in the Pandemic,

received second place prize for the 2018 New South Poetry Contest,

was a semi-finalist in the 2018 Discovery/ Boston Review Contest,

finalist in the 2017 Tennessee Williams Poetry Contest, 

and finalist in the 2016 Academy of American Poets Prize.

They are a Best of the Net 2020 Nominee

and Critic's Choice for Best Poet 2018 in Creative Loafing Atlanta.