Nick Kleese

Nick Kleese is an Iowa farm kid turned literacy educator. Nick is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Writing Studies at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Editor at Climate Lit, Co-Founder of KidLitLab!, and an inaugural member of the Whippoorwill YA Award: an award recognizing rural representation in young adult literature. He has taught middle school and high school English, undergraduate children’s literature courses, and outdoor immersion experiences for kindergarteners.

AGITATE! Content by Nick Kleese

Confluenc(ing) Race and Place: AfroRuralFuturism as a Framework for Reading Solidarity