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Nathan McClain
2017 Gregory Pardlo Scholar

2017 Gregory Pardlo Fellow Nathan McClain

Meet Nathan McClain

Nathan McClain is the author of Scale (Four Way Books, 2017), a recipient of scholarships from The Frost Place and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and a graduate from Warren Wilson’s MFA Program for Writers. A Caven Canem fellow, his poems have recently appeared or are forthcoming in Callaloo, Ploughshares, American Poets, Broadsided, Tinderbox, and The Southeast Review. He lives in Brooklyn.

On Being Named the 2017 Gregory Pardlo Scholar

“The Pardlo Fellowship is an incredible honor; I’m grateful to be associated with such a great name in American Letters, such generosity of spirit and imagination. May my work be worthy of such a marvelous gift of time and beauty and resources.”

A Poem by Nathan McClain