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Jason Nabi received his doctorate in English literature from UVa in 2013. He is currently the associate dean of faculty and chair of the English Department at the Miller School of Albemarle.
Charles P. Neimeyer is the author of War in the Chesapeake: The British Campaigns to Control the Bay, 1813-14. He is director of the U.S. Marine Corps History division and Gray Research Center at the Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va.
Amanda Nelsen, artist and bookbinder, is the director of programs and education at Rare Book School. Her artwork often utilizes historic book structures to question how resources such as printed materials are used and valued in our culture.
Viet Thanh Nguyen, author of Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War and The Sympathizer, is associate professor of English and American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California.
Christina Nichol, author of Waiting for the Electricity, has taught English in India, South Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Russia, and the republic of Georgia. Christina received a 2012 Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award and a gold medal in the 2015 California Book Awards.
Jennifer Niesslein is the editor of Full Grown People, the website, as well as two anthologies: Full Grown People: The Other Awkward Age, Greatest Hits, Volume 1, and Soul Mate 101 and Other Essays on Love and Sex. She has written one memoir, Practically Perfect in Every Way, and co-founded Brain, Child magazine.
Matthew Neill Null, author of Honey from the Lion, is a recipient of the Mary McCarthy Prize. His stories appear in Oxford American, Ploughshares, the PEN /O. Henry Prize Stories, and The Best American Mystery Stories. A native of West Virginia, he is an alumnus of Washington & Lee.
Debra Nystrom, author of Night Sky Frequencies, Bad River Road, Torn Sky, and A Quarter Turn, has published in The New Yorker, APR, Ploughshares, Slate, and Best American Poetry. She teaches in the MFA program at UVa.