Ms. Collier Nogues

Hong Kong

Member Since: 11/13/2012

Collier Nogues is the author of The Ground I Stand on Is Not My Ground, a collection of erasure poems selected by Forrest Gander as winner of the 2014 Drunken Boat Poetry Book Contest, and On the Other Side, Blue (Four Way, 2011). Her bilingual, digital collaboration with Hong Kong poets and programmers about the ongoing aftereffects of Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement launched in June 2016. Her work has been supported by fellowships and grants from the MacDowell Colony, the Ucross Foundation, Vermont Studio Center, and Lingnan University. Collier is a PhD Fellow at the University of Hong Kong, where she studies contemporary poetry’s response to US militarization, particularly in the Pacific. She also co-edits poetry for Juked and curates Hong Kong’s English-medium poetry craft talk series.


Twitter Username: @colliernogues


  • Writer-in-Residence at Lingnan University (Hong Kong)
  • Lecturer, MA Programme in English (Literary Studies)ent of English at The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • Lecturer, Department of English at University of California, Irvine
  • Lecturer, Liberal Arts at Laguna College of Art and Design


  • Master of Fine Arts in Poetry from University of California, Irvine
  • Bachelor of Arts in Women's Studies from Barnard College of Columbia University

Genres of Interest

Creative nonfiction, Poetry