Nicholas De Dominic

Associate Professor (Teaching) of Writing
Nicholas De Dominic


Nik De Dominic is the author of Goodbye Wolf (The Operating System ’20) and Your Daily Horoscope (New Michigan Press ’15). Essays and poems have appeared in Guernica, Los Angeles Review, DIAGRAM, and elsewhere. De Dominic is a founding editor of the The Offending Adam and the Poetry Editor of the New Orleans Review. With Kate Levin, De Dominic co-founded and co-directs the Dornsife Prison Education Project. De Dominic holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Alabama, where he was an Alabama Prison Arts + Education Fellow, and a DSW from the University of Southern California. He is the Associate Director of Curriculum for the Writing Program. 


  • Other Degree Social Work, Univ of Southern California, 12/2023
  • MFA Univ Alabama Tuscaloosa, 5/2009
  • BA Univ Southern California, 12/2005
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