Nina received a BA in English with a concentration in Creative Writing at the University at Albany, '99, where she won the departmental Shields McIlwaine poetry award. She returned as a graduate student and studied creative writing with Douglas Glover. In 2000 she received a writing center fellowship, studied abroad in Cape Town, South Africa, and then earned her MA in English in 2003. Since then, she has been had almost 20 publications, a produced play, and been featured reader at the Naples Land Trust Festival (2004) and Words on the Verge (2014).
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