Toni Nealie - Columbia College Chicago

Toni Nealie



I teach Writing in the English Department, and have previously taught in the Television Department and First Year Seminar at Columbia. Currently the Literary Editor of Newcity, I have global experience as a journalist and magazine editor. My book The Miles Between Me was published in 2016, and I have published creative nonfiction, fiction and journalism widely including Guernica, The Guardian, Chicago Quarterly Review, Hypertext, The Rumpus and anthologies including Rust Belt Chicago, Tell You What: Great New Zealand Nonfiction. I was awarded an MFA from Columbia College Chicago in 2013. 

Instructional Areas

Creative Writing, Writing and Rhetoric

Creative Practice and Research Interests

Creative Writing, Media, Pacific Literature


M.F.A., Creative Nonfiction Columbia College Chicago 2013