Nicole M. Young

Hi, I’m Nicole

I’m a performance poet, playwright, pop culture critic, and philanthropy professional.

Latest Projects

Here are some of the things I’ve worked on recently…

Black Writers Read - Aprell May

Black Writers Read

A virtual author series where Black writers of fiction, memoir, and poetry share their work and thoughts.

Locating Me Chapbook

Locating Me Chapbook

The culmination of a 10-week writing workshop facilitated by Nicole M. Young and hosted by Attack Bear Press.

Emerging Writer Fellowship

Emerging Writer Fellowship

Designed to support women of color & gender expansive writers of color based in Western Massachusetts…

I have come to believe…

“I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood.”
― Audre Lorde

From My Blog

News, Updates, Thoughts…

Celebrating “Black Love”

“Nya Akoma!” This greeting is how to acknowledge Black Love Day, which is TODAY apparent…

Paving the Way, Paying it Forward

Originally written for and posted on Straw Dog Writers Guild website: My interest in writing emerged…

Whose Body is it Anyway?

For those who know me well, you’d find it very ironic  that my blog post has this photo (…