Nina is a poet and a project editor who is passionate about working at the intersection of literature, radical ecology, and spirituality. With a focus on the environment, agrarian issues, food politics, alternative healing, and depth psychology, she offers authors and organizations the editorial support they need to birth their creative work into the world. She provides project management and other services to assist individuals and groups throughout the publication process, including developmental editing, copyediting and proofreading, and art direction. She is available to help you or your organization launch your envisioned publication, whether it be a newsletter, website, journal, or book of poetry.
Nina is the author of the chapbooks À Luz and Leaving the Lecture on Dance. A founding editor of the Inverness Almanac and Mount Vision Press, she currently serves as the lead editor of The New Farmer's Almanac. The recipient of a 2016 Mesa Refuge Poetry Fellowship, her work has appeared in journals such as Arion, Bombay Gin, Tule Review, Stone Canoe, and ISLE, online on Vox Populi and the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project, and in various anthologies, including several of the Dark Mountain books. She holds an MA in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute and an MA in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley.
In addition to her work as an editor, Nina is an Oral Historian Field Fellow with the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, an archive of filmed stories about people's relationship with Yiddish. If you have a story you would like to tell, please be in touch.
Developmental editing, copyediting, proofreading; project management; consulting; creativity and vocational counseling.
Western Massachusetts and Upstate New York. Available to work remotely and travel.