Introducing Nina Sharma – The Feminist Wire

Introducing Nina Sharma

NSAuthorPhoto1NINA SHARMA is a writer from Edison, New Jersey. Her work has been featured in Teachers & Writers Magazine, Drunken Boat, Certain Circuits Magazine, The Feminist Wire, Reverie: Midwest African American Literature, and Ginosko Literary Journal. She recently was awarded a fellowship from the Vermont Studio Center and nominated for a Pushcart Prize for her nonfiction. She is formerly the Director of Public Programs at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop and with Quincy Scott Jones, she co-created the Nor’easter Exchange: a multicultural, multi-city reading series. She has an MA from Columbia University’s American Studies, Liberal Studies program and is currently attending their MFA in writing program, concentrating in nonfiction. She was awarded a fellowship to teach in Columbia’s Undergraduate Writing Program, where she is a lecturer in the interdisciplinary pilot program, University Writing: Human Rights.