Nicholas Regiacorte / Associate Professor
Director, The Program in Creative Writing

Nick Regiacorte received his B.A. in English from Roanoke College and his M.F.A. in poetry writing from the University of Iowa.  His poems have appeared in Denver Quarterly14 Hills, and New Orleans Review, among others. His unpublished manuscript of poems was a finalist for Sarabande Press’s Kathryn A. Morton Prize in 2002, Marsh Hawk’s Poetry Prize in 2007, and New Issues Poetry Prize in 2008. Another manuscript, Machigonne, was a finalist at Cleveland State. He is currently working on more poems. His teaching interests include modern poetry, poetry writing, prosody, and nonfiction writing.  A native of Maine, with roots in southern Italy, he may finally have settled in Galesburg, with his wife Sunshine.

Office: Old Main 303
Knox College
2 East South Street
Box 96
Galesburg, IL 61401


First-Year Preceptorial
Reading Studio: Rita Dove
The Literary Arts
Beginning Creative Nonfiction Writing
Beginning Fiction Writing
Beginning Poetry Writing
Genres & Forms: The Ode
Creative Nonfiction Workshop
Fiction Workshop
Poetry Workshop
Boccaccio’s Decameron
Italian Folklore & Peasant Culture
Modern and/or Contemporary Poetry
William Carlos Williams
Senior Portfolio


Nick and Lola the Fox, Italy
At the Knox Writers’ House