Nancy Mendez-Booth

Nancy Méndez-Booth is a writer. She teaches writing and Latinx literature and culture at colleges and universities in New York and New Jersey. Nancy holds an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) and an MA in English Critical Theory, both from Rutgers-Newark. She received her BA in English from Amherst College.
Nancy’s work has appeared in print and online, including Latina, Poets & Writers, Salon, OZY Media, VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, KGB Bar Literary Magazine, Philadelphia Stories, and
Wordrunner eBooks.
Nancy has read at various Northeast venues including Cornelia Street Cafe and The Moth. She has performed her work in the 2017 and 2016 productions of In Full Color: Stories by Women of
Color and the 2016 Midtown International Theater Festival. She posts regularly on
Nancy has received residencies at the Vermont Studio Center, Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, and Blue Mountain Center, where she completed the writing for the initial
script for her one-person show, “No One Would Love Me If They Knew.” Nancy is seeking representation, and in addition to her one-person show, “No One Would Love Me If They Knew”, she is competing a second fiction manuscript.
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