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BJ Nash's essays, articles, and stories have appeared widely in newspapers, magazines, and on NPR. The Christian Science Monitor, North Dakota Quarterly, Broad River Review, Across the Margin and others have also published her work. A MacDowell fellow in 2013, Nash won the Fitzgerald prize in 2015. In 2019, she collaborated with actor, director, and teacher Jay Kuhlmann on his 2019 devised production of "In Transit," based partly on her short story of the same name. She worked most recently with Kuhlmann and Chicago sound artist Christophe Priessing on the audio piece "Broad Contagion."


Nash earned an MSJ, with distinction, from Medill Journalism (Northwestern.) She's completed one novel and is working on another. She's taught writing in college, community centers, and jail. She teaches fiction at WriterHouse in Charlottesville.