Maya Pindyck is a writer, artist, and educator. Her third book of poems, Impossible Belonging (2023), won the Philip Levine Prize for Poetry and was a finalist for the National Poetry Series, and her poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Plume, Bennington Review, Pleiades, and Granta Magazine (Hebrew edition). She has exhibited her visual, collaborative, and community-based work widely, including at the Milton Art Bank (Milton, PA) and in New York City at The Clemente, the Lewis H. Latimer House Museum, Art in Odd Places Public Festival, Governors Island Art Fair, and Printed Matter. Her honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, a Poetry Society of America Chapbook Fellowship, and a grant from the Historic House Trust of NYC's Contemporary Art Partnerships program. She is coauthor of the education book A Poetry Pedagogy for Teachers (2022), shortlisted for UKLA's 2023 Academic Book Award, and her scholarship on schooling, systemic inequities, and the capacities of creative practices appears in various journals, including Gender and Education, English Journal, International Journal of Education Through Art, and Sex Education. Currently, she lives in Philadelphia where she is an assistant professor and director of Writing at Moore College of Art & Design. She grew up in Boston and Tel Aviv.
"I'm Nobody! Who are you? Are you-- Nobody-- too?"