Nina Romano earned an MA from Adelphi University and an MFA in Creative Writing from Florida International University. She lived in Rome, Italy, for twenty years where many of her poems and stories are set. Romano is fluent in Italian and Spanish. She has taught English and Literature as an adjunct professor at St. Thomas University, and has interned for Marie Howe, Denise Duhamel, and C. K. Williams at the Palm Beach Poetry Festival. Romano has facilitated writing workshops at Ft. Lauderdale Main Library, the Sanibel Island Writers Conference, Bridle Path Press Baltimore, Lopez Island Library, Florida Gulf Coast University, Rosemary Beach Writer’s Conference and the Outreach Program of Palm Beach Poetry Festival.
Her short fiction, memoir, reviews and poetry appear in The Rome Daily American, Collier’s, The Chrysalis Reader, Whiskey Island, Gulf Stream Magazine, Grain, Voices in Italian Americana, Vox, Chiron Review, The Salt Lake City Weekly, Rough Writer’s Ink, Mangrove Review, Irrepressible Appetites, Roads Literary Magazine, Night Train, A Little Poetry, ExPatLit, GULFSTREAM!NG, Grey Sparrow Journal, The Northville Review, The Bosphorous Art Project Quarterly, Strong Verse, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Writers Ink, Lung Poetry Journal, The Poetry of Marriage Anthology, tinfoildresses, Windmills, Perceptions, Southern Women’s Review, Driftwood. Poetry Salzburg Review, Wilderness House Literary Review, Crannóg Magazine, Cherry Blossom Review, The Greensilk Journal, Heart Beats Anthology, Writersnewsweekly, River Poets Journal, Cherry Blossoms Review, Nurturing Paws, Whisperings, Big River Poetry Review, Cowboy Poetry Press, Author’s Voice (SFWA), Red Poppy Review, Möbius: The Poetry Magazine, The Sand Canyon Review, The Blue Hour Magazine, The Hobo Code Proetry and Art Project, and The Amelia Earhart Poetry Project.
Paperback: 136 pages
Publisher: Kelsay Books/Aldrich Press (October 31, 2013)