Claudine Nash


Author's Bio

Winner of the 2020 Blue Light Book Award for her poetry collection Beginner's Guide to Loss in the Multiverse (Blue Light Press, 2020), Claudine Nash is an award winning author of five poetry collections. Her other titles include The Wild Essential (Aldrich Press/Kelsay Books 2017) and Parts per Trillion (Aldrich Press, 2016) as well as the chapbooks Things for Which You Thirst (Weasel Press, 2020) and The Problem with Loving Ghosts (Finishing Line Press, 2014). She has also edited three anthologies: Ephiphanies and Late Realizations of Love (Transcendent Zero Press, 2019),  Destigmatized (Madness Muse Press, 2017) and In So Many Words: Interviews and Poetry from Today's Poets (Madness Muse Press, 2016). Her poetry has received numerous recognitions including nominations for the Pulitzer Prize, Pushcart Prize, and Best of the Net as well as prizes from various literary competitions. Internationally published, her work can be found in such publications as Asimov's Science Fiction, BlazeVOX, Cloudbank, Haight Ashbury Literary Journal and Dime Show Review among others. In addition to being a poet, Claudine is also a practicing psychologist and writes a great deal about loss, healing and the liberation of releasing the past.

Publications & Prizes

Beginner's Guide to Loss in the Multiverse (Blue Light Press, 2020)
Things for Which You Thirst (Weasel Press, 2020)
The Wild Essential (Kelsay Books, 2017)
Parts per Trillion (Aldrich Press, 2016)
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Selected Prizes: 

2020 Blue Light Book Award/

Artists Embassy International Dancing Poetry Contest  - Grand Prize 2017/

Thirty West Publishing House Broadside Competition - Winner 2016/

The Song Is - First Prize 2018 & 2015

Eye on Life  Magazine- Second Prize 2014


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New York, NY
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Last update: Aug 26, 2021