Participants

Please note, the list of participants is constantly being updated. Check back often for additions, changes and cancellations.

Jason Nabi

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.

Genre: Poetry

Charles Neimeyer

War in the Chesapeake: The British Campaigns to Control the Bay, 1813 - 14

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.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Amanda Nelsen

Kinkade Recycled

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.

Speaker's Website Genre: Publishing

Christina Nichol

Waiting for the Electricity

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.

Speaker's Website Speaker's Facebook Genre: Fiction

Jennifer Niesslein

Soul Mate 101 and Other Essays on Love and Sex

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.

Speaker's Website Speaker's Facebook Speaker's Twitter Genre: Publishing

Debra Nystrom

Night Sky Frequencies

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.

Speaker's Website Genre: Poetry