Monday, February 20, 2012

Nancy Méndez-Booth

Nancy Méndez-Booth (fiction) was born and raised in Queens, New York. After receiving her BA from Amherst College, Nancy made a temporary move to New Jersey to pursue and complete an MA at Rutgers University. Seventeen years later, she’s still in Jersey and returned to Rutgers Newark to complete an MFA. During those in-between years, Nancy worked as a copywriter and editor (most recently in financial services), taught in corporate and academic settings, completed numerous marathons, and learned to drive.  Nancy’s work has appeared inphat’titude Literary Magazine, Jersey City, and she is a frequent featured blogger on She lives in Hudson County with her husband, John, an ardent supporter of her pre-dawn writing, running and upcoming  June 2012 residency at the Vermont Studio Center.
(Nancy blogs weekly at