Caleb Nichols

Caleb Nichols is a queer poet and musician from California and is one half of the indie pop band, Soft People. His poetry is forthcoming in Redivider and has been featured in Brain Mill Press, Inklette and elsewhere. His poem “Ken” won an Academy of American Poets University Prize, and his first chapbook, 22 Lunes, is available from Unsolicited Press. His music has been featured on Out.com, Paste, and many other places. William is streaming everywhere on September 18, and Soft People’s second album, Absolute Boys, is out October 4.

(Photo Credit: Deborah Denker)

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RT @MadeOfSpiders: Not that anyone should or would wanna know about this, but it was bugging me to not have Renata Zeiguer and @SoftPeople_…

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Talks

William, It Was Really Something

By Caleb Nichols | September 16, 2020

William, It Was Really Something

Caleb Nichols (Soft People) on queer longing in music and poetry.

Merry Melancholia: On Christmas Music, Joy, and Grief

By Caleb Nichols | December 23, 2016

Merry Melancholia: On Christmas Music, Joy, and Grief

In a year that has been the darkest on record for many of us, holiday music has become a flame in a field of loss for Caleb Nichols.