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 What We Do:
 Four Square Mile loves Bookmarks  Drinkware  Keychains  Pillows  Poetry Workshops  Stationery  Work for Hire and the Power of Words

About the Founder:


Nicole Lanier Montez was born in Mount Vernon, a city in Westchester County, New York with  a 4.4 square mile span. Mount Vernon has a plethora of notable sites, people, and history; Four Square Mile is a display of homage.


Montez's poetic career spans over three decades, during which Montez has written several poetry books and recorded a spoken word CD. Poems have appeared in various publications like the Anointed Path Magazine, The Vine Magazine, and Watts Winery Company. Book inclusions with the Poet House, NYC, Mt. Vernon Public Library, Mt. Vernon, N.Y., The Prince George's County Memorial Library System, located in Maryland, and The Library of Congress.  


After being in the literary arts business for over three decades, Montez realized a need to increase the pool of poetic voices and readers of the written word. In 2015, Montez stepped into the role of poetry workshop facilitator, where she passionately promotes poetry to a bouquet of hues, races, host of genders, and cross generations in Maryland and abroad. 

Books by Nicole Lanier Montez

Standing in the Shadows of Freedom

Scrambled Eggs (Spoken Word CD)

The Corporate Kid: Rainbow After the Storm


Just Passing By

Honors  & Awards

Executive Citation, Baltimore County, Maryland

Certificate of Recognition, Mayor's Office, Baltimore City, Maryland

Four Square Mile donates 5% of profits to causes benefiting children

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