Nellie Hermann


Adjunct Assistant Professor

Nellie Hermann's first novel, The Cure for Grief, received national acclaim in such publications as Time Magazine, Elle, The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, and others, and the paperback was chosen as a Target "Breakout Book" in August, 2009.  Her second novel is forthcoming in 2015 with Farrar, Straus, and Giroux. Hermann's short story "Can We Let the Baby Go?" won first prize in Glimmer Train's 2008 "Family Matters" competition and was published in the Winter, 2010 issue.  She is the chief writing faculty in the Narrative Medicine program at Columbia University Medical School and frequently teaches Creative Writing at Barnard.  She is a native of Boston, MA, and lives in Brooklyn, NY.

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