Nicole Goodwin

Nicole Goodwin, photo by Dexter Miranda

A 2017 EMERGENYC Hemispheric Institute Fellow and 2013-2014 Queer Art Mentorship Literary Fellow, Nicole Goodwin will present Ain’t I a Woman (?/!), a project that she first performed in public spaces around New York City. This is the first rendition of the project, where she poses topless with the words “Ain’t I a Woman (?/!)” inscribed all over her body to represent black women and body positivity.

Nicole Goodwin is the author of Warcries, as well as the 2018 Ragdale Alice Judson Hayes Fellowship Recipient, 2017 EMERGENYC Hemispheric Institute Fellow as well as the 2013-2014 Queer Art Mentorship Queer Art Literary Fellow. She published the articles “Talking with My Daughter…” and “Why is this Happening in Your Life…” in the New York Times’ parentblog Motherlode. Additionally, her work “Desert Flowers” was shortlisted and selected for performance by the Women’s Playwriting International Conference in Cape Town, South Africa.