Travis Nichols

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Travis Nichols is an American poet and novelist. He works for Greenpeace USA.[1]


He was born in Ames, Iowa, in 1979.

He is a graduate of the University of Georgia and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. His first book of poems, Iowa, was published in 2010 by Letter Machine Editions, and his first novel, Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder, was published by Coffee House Press in 2010. His most recent book of poems, See Me Improving, was published by Copper Canyon Press[2] in 2010, and his most recent novel, The More You Ignore Me, was published by Coffee House Press in 2013.[3]

In 2012, he worked with the Yes Men, he helped create the Arctic Ready spoof.[4]

He now lives in Georgia [5]

Selected works[edit]




  1. ^ "Travis Nichols - Greenpeace USA". Retrieved 31 July 2018. 
  2. ^ "Copper Canyon Press. A nonprofit publisher dedicated to poetry". Retrieved 31 July 2018. 
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ Hill, Kashmir. "Was Greenpeace's Shell Hoax Brilliant Or 'Villainous'? One Of The Guys Behind It All Speaks". Retrieved 31 July 2018. 
  5. ^ "Travis Nichols (@travisjnichols) - Twitter". Retrieved 31 July 2018. 
  6. ^ "REVIEW: "The More You Ignore Me,' by Travis Nichols". Retrieved 31 July 2018.