Claudine Nash lives and writes in New York. She obtained a B.A. in English and Psychology from Wesleyan University and later went on to obtain two master’s degrees and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Connecticut College and St. John’s University. Heavily influenced by her background in psychology, her poetry often delves into such topics as loss, healing and the liberation of releasing the past. Her most recent writings have focused on the power of connecting to our authentic selves and finding our true inner voice.
Claudine’s books include her full-length collections Parts per Trillion (Aldrich Press, 2016) and The Wild Essential (Aldrich Press, forthcoming) as well as her chapbook The Problem with Loving Ghosts (Finishing Line Press, 2014). She also co-edited the book In So Many Words: A Collection of Interviews and Poems from Today’s Poets with Adam Levon Brown (Madness Muse Press, 2016).
Her poetry has earned numerous literary distinctions including Pushcart Prize nominations and various prizes from such publications as Eye on Life Magazine, The Song Is…, Thirty West Publishing House, The Avalon Literary Review and Lady Chaos Press.
Widely published, her work can be found in numerous magazines and anthologies including Cloudbank, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Star*Line, Yellow Chair Review, The Westchester Review, Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, Haight Ashbury Literary Journal and The MOON magazine amongst others.