2017 Capturing Fire Champion Nico Wilkinson

Nico Wilkinson


Nico Wilkinson is a poet and organizer based in Colorado Springs. They host an open mic called “Keep Colorado Springs Queer” and write for “Queer & There” a weekly column in the Colorado Springs Independent.

They co-wrote a book with Idris Goodwin entitled “Inauguration” that released on January 20.

They are the owner and organizer of The QUAILL Club, a communal living and gathering space for the queer artists of Colorado Springs.

When they aren’t writing poetry and running around organizing events, they like to tend to their garden and play with their shih tzu, Domino.

Learn more at www.nicowilkinson.com.