Meet Nancy

Nancy Ludmerer's fiction has appeared in THE KENYON REVIEW, THE NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW, CIMARRON REVIEW, SOU’WESTER, GARGOYLE, THE SOUTH DAKOTA REVIEW and numerous other publications.


Her flash fiction has won awards in contests sponsored by NIGHT TRAIN, SOUTHEAST REVIEW and GRAIN and her short-short, Bar Mitzvah, was read on "Word by Word" a popular weekly show aired by one of NPR's affiliate stations.


Nancy's essay Kritios Boy, which was a prizewinner in Literal Latte's essay contest, has been recognized as a "Notable Essay of 2013" in 2014 Best American Essays, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Other non-fiction has appeared in Vogue, The American Lawyer, and the Sunday magazine of the San Francisco Chronicle.


Nancy practices law in New York City, where she lives with her husband Malcolm and their cat, Sandy, a brave refugee from the storm of the same name.