Photo by Fernando Lopez

Photo by Fernando Lopez

Tiana Nobile lives in New Orleans, Louisiana, where she is a teaching artist and arts coach with KID smART. She received her BA from Sarah Lawrence College, MAT in elementary and special education from the University of New Orleans, and MFA in Poetry from Warren Wilson College. Tiana is a recipient of a 2017 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer's Award, the Lucy Grealy Prize for Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College, and a fellowship from Kundiman. She is the author of the chapbook, The Spirit of the Staircase (Antenna :: Press Street Press, 2017), and her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Collagist, Poetry NorthwestApogeeHyphen Magazine, and the Texas Review, among others.