I'm a writer of things nonfictionish, with more than six years of experience as a private coach, workshop leader, and writing instructor for adults and college students.

My debut book, I'm Trying to Tell You I'm Sorry, is due out from Black Lawrence Press in May 2019. 


Find my work in Third Coast, Fourth Genre, Entropy, Redivider, The Los Angeles Review, The Offing, Hobart, Brevity, and elsewhere. Recent awards and honors include a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2016The Kenyon Review Writer's Workshop Peter Taylor Fellowship, and Redivider's Beacon Street Prize for Nonfiction. I currently teach at The New School's Eugene Lang College and The Gotham Writers' Workshop

For editorial services or assistance with essays, manuscript development, memoirs, and other creative writing endeavors, please visit my Services page.

Yep, I'm on Twitter, too: @ninaboutsikaris.