Nancy Kline Piore

Nancy Kline Piore
Nancy Kline Piore publishes as Nancy Kline. Her short stories, essays, memoirs, flash nonfictions and translations have appeared widely, most recently in *Hawaii Pacific Review* and *The Prose Poem Project*. She contributes regularly to the *New York Times Sunday Book Review* and has received a National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Grant. Her essay “Missing Paris” appears in *Best Women’s Travel Writing 2011*. She is about to publish her ninth book, a translation (with Mary Ann Caws) of Lorand Gaspar’s *Earth Absolute and Other Texts*. Earlier books include a novel (*The Faithful*), a critical study of René Char’s poetry (*Lightning*), and a biography of Elizabeth Blackwell (*A Doctor’s Triumph*). She has taught writing at UCLA, Harvard, and Barnard (where she was Founding Director of the Writing Program) and French language and literature at the University of Massachusetts-Boston and Wellesley. She is currently teaching 20th Century French Literature in Translation, under the aegis of the Bard Prison Initiative, at Taconic Correctional Facility, and is at work on a book of creative nonfiction entitled *Other Geographies*.

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