Nicole Terez Dutton (Writing Fellow 2011-2012) is Mass Poetry's October Poet in the Spotlight.

Nicole Terez Dutton's work has appeared in CallalooPloughshares32 PoemsIndiana Review and Salt Hill Journal.  Nicole earned an MFA from Brown University and has received fellowships from the Frost Place, the Fine Arts Work Center, Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Her collection of poems, If One Of Us Should Fallwas selected as the winner of the 2011 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. She lives in Somerville, Massachusetts and teaches in the Solstice Low-Residency MFA Program, as well as Boston University and Grub Street.