Nebraska Authors

Stacey Waite

Born 1977 Smithtown, NY (USA)

Stacey Waite was born in Smithtown, New York and has worked as an Associate Professor and Director of Composition and Rhetoric with the English Department at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Waite has published four collections of poetry, including Choke and Love Poem to Androgyny. Waite has also been published in journals such as Court Green, Pittsburgh Poetry Review, and Black Warrior Review.

Places Lived

Smithtown, NY
Lewisburg, PA
Pittsburgh, PA
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Poetry


Slam Poetry; Gender Studies; Creative Writing; Queer Theory


Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1999, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Master of Fine Arts Degree, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


Associate Professor and Chair of the Graduate Program
Associate Professor and Graduate Chair in English: Women's & Gender Studies

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Fank O'Hara Prize, 2004
Snowbound Prize, 2008


University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Court Green
Pittsburgh Poetry Review
Black Warrior Review.


Choke. 2004.
Love Poem to Androgyny. 2006.
the lake has no saint. 2008.
The Best of the Independent Rhetoric and Composition Journals 2011. 2011. (Co-editor)
Butch Geography. 2013.
Ways of Reading: An Anthology for Writers. 2016. (Co-Editor)
Nebraska Poetry: A Sesquicentennial Anthology 1987-2017. 2017.

In September 2019, Stacey Waite and Matt Mason were the featured authors of the John H. Ames Reading Series in the Heritage Room of Nebraska Authors. The program can be viewed here:

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