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Rebecca Nison is the author of If We’d Never Seen the Sea (Deadly Chaps Press, 2015), a collection of graphic poetry. Her work is published or forthcoming in Catapult, F(r)iction, Pank, The Bushwick Review, Weave, Gargoyle, Copper Nickel, and others.

She teaches writing courses at Parsons The New School for Design. Rebecca graduated with her MFA in Fiction from The New School and her BFA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College. Recent artist residencies include Byrdcliffe Guild AiR and Noepe Center for Literary Arts. 


These days she’s at work on three book-length projects: a novel, a memoir, and a collection of short stories. 





Parsons The New School for Design


Whoopi & Maya

board of directors

Terra Cultura

advisory board


Selected Honors + Awards

Lacawac Artists' Residency

Artist in Residence, 2018

Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild

Artist in Residence, 2017

Eckerd College Writers' Conference

Sterling Watson Fellowship, 2016

Noepe Center for Literary Arts

Resident, 2016

Pushcart Prize Nominations

 2015, 2014

Franz Kafka Magical Realism Contest

Finalist, 2015

The Masters Review's Annual Anthology Contest

Finalist, 2015

Tin House Writer's Workshop


Vera List Art Collection Writing Award

First Place, 2013


Art Exhibitions

                                              Solo + Two Person Shows                                                                                      Group Shows

If We'd Never Seen the Sea

Undercurrent Projects

Tired of Survival, We Left Home

Peanut Underground

Feral City

Undercurrent Projects

Pirate Utopia

Peanut Underground

All-Night Bookstore

Peanut Underground


Books Without Words

Undercurrent Projects

Rite of Passage

Smith + Jones





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