Nin Andrews, 29th Annual ODU Literary Festival


Nin Andrews

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Webb University Center - Newport News Room

Author/Artist Bio

Nin Andrews’ poems and stories have appeared in many literary journals such as Ploughshares and The Paris Review. Her work has also been featured in the anthologies Best American Poetry (1997, 2001, 2003), and Great American Prose Poems. She won an individual artist grant from the Ohio Arts Council in 1997 and again in 2003. Nin is the author of several books including Spontaneous Breasts, winner of the Pearl Chapbook Contest, Any Kind of Excuse, winner of the Kent State University chapbook contest, The Book of Orgasms published by Cleveland State University Press, The Book of Orgasms and Other Tales published in England by Bloodaxe Books, and Why They Grow Wings published by Silverfish Press and winner of the Gerald Cable Award. She is also the editor of a book of translations of the French poet Henri Michaux entitled Someone Wants to Steal My Name, published by Cleveland State University Press. Her book, Midlife Crisis with Dick and Jane is newly published by Web del Sol, and her book, Sleeping with Houdini, is forthcoming from BOA Editions.


Andrews read on Wednesday, October 18, 2006 at 3:00 p.m.


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