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Josh Nicolaisen taught English for twelve years.  He organizes and officiates snowboard and freeski events and is the owner of Old Man Gardening LLC. Josh lives in New Hampshire with his wife, Sara, and their daughters, Grace and Azalea.  His poems have appeared in the following journals and anthologies:

"Fawning For Something" published in The Poets of New England: Volume One by Underground Writers Association


"Upon I.C.E. Raiding a Fresh Mark Meat Packing Plant" published by Indolent Books online project What Rough Beast

"The Pull" published in Four Elements by Tiny Seed Literary Journal

"In the Time if Avian Politics" published in Writers Resist Issue 82

"Meditations on Permissions" published in So It Goes Issue 8 by the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

                 *nominated for a 2020 Pushcart Prize


"The Greens on Red Hill" published in Tree Journal by Tiny Seed Literary Journal

"Line Dancing in America" published by Indolent Books online project What Rough Beast

"White Noise Worshippers" published in Centripetal Fall 2019  Edition by PSU Poets and Writers

"Cold Snap" published in Nixes Mate Review Winter 2020 Edition by Nixes Mate Publications

"New Hampshire's Pachyderm" published in On and Off the Road: Poems of New Hampshire by Peterborough Poetry Project

"When I Walk Your Property" and "Our Stuff"" published in Chrysanthemum Literary Anthology 2020 by Chrysanthemum Literary Society

"Why I was Nearly Naked in a Customer's Gardens" published by Tiny Seed Literary Journal

"After Ice Cream"  and "Just Outside Our New Home published in North by Northeast Literary Magazine Issue #1 

"What Normal Feels Like Right Now" published in Covid Spring by Hobblebush Books

"A Fall Classic" published in Northern New England Review Volume #40

"One Night in Six Months" published in Day after Day in Quarantine by Peterborough Poetry Project

"Ed Likes Quickbooks published in Dead of Winter by Milk & Cake Press