Sally Nacker received her MFA in Creative Writing (Poetry) from Fairfield University in Connecticut in 2013. Before its acceptance for publication by Kelsay Books in 2015, her poetry collection, Vireo, was selected as a finalist for the Fairfield Book Prize (New Rivers Press), a semifinalist for the Crab Orchard Series in Poetry, and received an honorable mention for the Homebound Publications Poetry Prize. Journals in which Sally is published include The Sunlight Press (forthcoming), Hawk and Whipporwill (forthcoming), The Orchards Poetry Journal (current, and forthcoming), Mezzo Cammin: An Online Journal of Formalist Poetry by Women, The Wayfarer: A Journal of Contemplative Literature, The Fourth River, Grey Sparrow Journal, and The Red Wheelbarrow. Her second collection, Night Snow, was released in October, 2017, also published by Kelsay Books.
Her paper on poet Amy Lowell was discussed by Annie Finch on Poetry Foundation’s Harriet Blog (Wings and Windows).