Nicholas Tyler Reich
Nick (he/they) works at the intersection of fossil fuels, climate change, queer and trans theory, and critical race theory. He has written on a variety of forms including feature and experimental films, Instagram accounts, short stories, poetry, and novels. And they have presented his work at the Modern Language Association, The Society for the Study of the Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, and The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment.
“Truck Sluts, Petro-Masculine Countrysides, and Trashy Environmentalisms.” Forthcoming in t4t, edited by Cameron Awkward-Rich and Hil Malatino, a special issue of the TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 9.1 (February 2022).
“Tyson Kills the Mulberry Fork.” Environment & Society Portal, Arcadia no. 16 (Spring 2021), Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society. http://www.environmentandsociety.org/node/9294.
“Queer Ecology in (Gay) Post-Pastoral Cinema.” Forthcoming in an issue of ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. Advanced version available here: https://doi.org/10.1093/isle/isaa165.
“Bottom Terror in Poe’s ‘William Wilson’.” The Edgar Allan Poe Review 21.1 (Spring 2020): 86-108. https://doi.org/10.5325/edgallpoerev.21.1.0086.
“Fried Green Tomatoes.” Forthcoming in The Encyclopedia of LGBTQIA+ Portrayals in American Film, eds. Erica J. Dymond and Salvador Jimenez Murguia (Lanham, MD: Roman & Littlefield, 2022).
“Trans*Plantationocene.” Forthcoming in The Anthropocene: Approaches and Contexts for Literature and the Humanities, ed. Seth Reno (London: Routledge, 2022).
Jane Caputi. Call Your "Mutha'": A Deliberately Dirty-Minded Manifesto for the Earth Mother in the Anthropocene. ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment 28.1 (Spring 2021): 386‑387. https://academic.oup.com/isle/article/28/1/386/6205938?guestAccessKey=5676fb4d-3b9d-4425-8007-2f555d08cddf.
Jack Halberstam. Wild Things: The Disorder of Desire. Forthcoming in TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly.
Climate Hub Award for best graduate student essay, sponsored by Vanderbilt’s Climate and Society Grand Challenge Initiative, Spring 2021
Scholar of the Month, ASLE: The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, January 2021
Southern & Appalachian Queer Artist Grant, sponsored by Southern Fried Queer Pride, Wussy Magazine, and Queer Appalachia, 2020
College of Arts & Science Fellowship, Vanderbilt, 2020–2025
Provost’s Graduate Fellowship, Vanderbilt, 2020–2025
Inclusive Research & Initiative Award, Lavender Awards, UAB