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 Clinical Psychology from 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.
Claudine’s books include her full-length collections The Wild Essential (Aldrich Press/Kelsay Books, 2017) and Parts per Trillion (Aldrich Press, 2016) as well as her chapbook The Problem with Loving Ghosts (Finishing Line Press, 2014). She also co-edited two anthologies; Destigmatized (2017) and In So Many Words: A Collection of Interviews and Poems from Today’s Poets (2016), both with Madness Muse Press.
Her poetry has earned numerous literary distinctions including Pushcart Prize nominations and various prizes from such publications and organizations as Artist’s Embassy International, The Song Is…, Thirty West Publishing House, and Eye on Life Magazine among others.
Internationally published, her work can be found in numerous magazines and anthologies including Cloudbank, Asimov’s Science Fiction, Star*Line, The MOON magazine, Foliate Oak, Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, Dime Show Review and Star 82 Review.