my work online

The Poetry Storehouse is my big project at the moment. Some videos I have made for poems from The Poetry Storehouse are here.

banshee wind rising at Shot Glass Journal

The Promise, Blue Fifth Review

Spotlight: An Interview with Poet, Voice Artist, and Film-maker Nic Sebastian – interview at Creative Thresholds.

Wolf Girl, Meadowland Review

decision at twilight, Glass.

Interview on videopoetry and other matters at Connotation Press.

Forever Will End On Thursday, collection edited by Jill Alexander Essbaum, published by Lordly Dish Nanopress.

Dark And Like A Web, chapbook edited by Beth Adams, published by Broiled Fish & Honeycomb Nanopress.

Propolis – a videopoem triptych
– collaboration with film-maker Marc Neys and musician Kathy MacTavish

Night Vision - videopoem tripytch by Swoon using Whale Sound readings

Videopoems by others using my readings and/or my poems, at Moving Poems

Poem at Lily.

Dave Bonta video for ‘the wanderers’ blessing’

Poem at Anti-.

Poem and review at YB.

Guest post on nanopress publishing at The Palace at 2am.

Interview at Coachella Review and two poems – here and here

Three poems at Canopic Jar.

Review of Rose Hunter’s To The River at Untitled Country Review.

Three poems at MiPOesias.

Whale Sound featured at Best American Poetry Blog

Five poems at Escape Into Life

Interview about Whale Sound on J.P. Dancing Bear’s Out of Our Minds radio show.

baobab girl, audio chapbook by Whale Sound

Interview about Whale Sound, on Dave Bonta’s Woodrat Podcast

tree poems (thorn and baobab), Salt River Review

live oak, MiPOesias

song of youth
ghazal of the open plain
the clefts of the rock
, The Nepotist

Tree poems (Yew; Ash; & Frankincense), Eclectica

Review of Harlot by Jill Alexander Essbaum, Galatea Resurrects

Sylhet, Hobble Creek Review

savannah man and three provinces and their king, Tongues of the Ocean

the soil maiden, Poetry Friends

the party, Anti-

The Olive Farmer, Valparaiso Poetry Review

a poem for mother’s day, The Dirty Napkin

we were ten
what happened to cousin harriet, Eclectica

the jungle and the bungalow, Poetry Friends

mother wolf, Autumn Sky Poetry

underlying, Avatar Review

what is broken, qarrtsiluni

our mother, Salt River Review

the aid worker
the mango tree
, Blue Fifth Review, (scroll down at link)

places of happiness (Dartmoor)
Boxing Carlotta
Family Portrait, Words Myth

The Water Carriers, Poems Niederngasse,

first grade activist
charcoal man
, Mannequin Envy

homecoming, River Walk Journal

the glue makers’ guild, Shit Creek Review

we have no need of prophets
scene in a parking lot, Words on the Web

places of happiness (Tunisia), Lily

Reasons, Loch Raven Review

April, Shit Creek Review

26 thoughts on “my work online

  1. [...] The Adroitly Placed Word, River Walk Journal, Mannequin Envy, Poems Niederngasse, Avatar Review and elsewhere. Nic blogs at Very Like A [...]

  2. [...] as of now I have close on 40 poems either published or accepted for publication (see online work here). I’d like to put out a chapbook or manuscript, but am not sold on the poetry contest model and [...]

  3. [...] is a one-off poetry publishing project undertaken jointly by Jill Alexander Essbaum (editor) and me (poet).  Our idea is to pioneer a new publishing model that incorporates an outside editor’s [...]

  4. Semiote says:

    I don’t know how to contact you except this way

  5. Jane Holland says:

    Loving your interviews with editors series!

    Best wishes, Jane Holland (Editor: Horizon Review)
    jane @

  6. jes says:

    Hi there,

    I am amazed that your name is Nick Sebastian as it is my husband’s name (Nic) and my son’s name (Sebastian)…totally cosmic! Enjoy your poetry.

    Fellow poet,

    Jes Wright

  7. ann douglas says:

    Thanks for all of this, Nic. I found you through the discussion on Wompo re self-publishing.

    Writing in Twisp,
    Ann Douglas

  8. Ken Sherwood says:

    Dear NS:
    I love the line of inquiry suggested by your questions for poets on technology series. But I’m a little shocked at some of the preconceptions (and, as far as I can tell by the names of poets selected, the relatively narrow field). You might want to talk with some folks who might consider themselves E-poets or digital writers …

  9. [...] poems, poetry, poets, reading, technology, twitter, Very like a Whale, writing by C The wonderful Nic Sebastian over at Very Like A Whale (a blog I thoroughly recommend) has recently been running a series about [...]

  10. [...] Bogle download audio 3 min 47 secs read by Karsten Piper download audio 4 min 4 secs read by Nic Sebastian download audio 4 min 11 secs [...]

  11. [...] Publications: Stop by link [...]

  12. Hi, I just started a blog on WordPress and came upon your work. Really good stuff! I live in Falls Church and have two little ones too, so I imagine our lives are similar off the screen.

    Will follow your blog…take care!

  13. [...] few months ago, I became acquainted (via Facebook; I love that place!) with Nic Sebastien, a poet who has created just such an alternate road for publishing her own poems. You can read [...]

  14. [...] more about Nic, including links to a number of her poems online, see the bio page at her blog. ← Why I Collect the Hair by Tara Betts 0 comments Submit yours Submit [...]

  15. Steve Meador says:

    Dear Like A Whale Person, you have a nice blog. Thanks.

  16. [...] I was a late-comer to the audio poetry journal Whale Sound, having only been introduced to it mere months before it closed. Nevertheless, I was immediately drawn to the strong, yet gentle, and almost haunting voice of the editor and primary reader, Nic Sebastian. [...]

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