Nadine joined the Society for Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators and was invited to their writer’s retreat in Belgium.
Nadine served as a researcher and editor for True Blue Inclusion.
Nadine was elected to the American Society of Journalists and Authors.
Nadine was invited to give a
poetry reading by the Furious Flower
Poetry Center in Harrisonburg, Virginia, with support from
three departments at James Madison University—the College of Arts
and Letters, the Department of English, and the School of Art,
Design and Art History—and in concert with “A Book for the
Here you can find a recording of Nadine's reading, complete with introductions and questions from the audience.
As part of this event, students
of the fall 2013 “Performance
for the Lens” class taught by
Corinne Diop of JMU’s School
of Art, Art History, and Design created a group exhibition
—Beyond Mountains—of photographs inspired by
poems (see also some photos here).
Nadine was invited to moderate a panel on Writing Trauma, Pain, and Loss at the 2014 Associated Writing Programs annual conference. The panel featured Kim Stafford, Ana Maria Spagna, Anna Bálint, and Danielle Georges.
Provenance was published in The Heart of All That Is: Reflections on
Nadine contributed to the 2013 Annual Conference & Bookfair of
the AWP and participated in the session:
"International Women’s Day Reading from Becoming: What Makes a
Haiti Noir, edited by Edwidge Danticat, has been translated into French by Asphalte éditions.
- Poetry reading and mini-workshop, AWC Malmö, August 27, 2012, Malmö, Sweden.
- Master of Fine Arts graduation reading, Northwest Institute of Literary Arts, August 11, 2012, Whidbey Island, Washington.
Nadine received a Brown Foundation Fellowship at the Dora Maar House in the South of France. The
Fellowship provides residencies of one to three months for
mid-career professionals in the arts and humanities to concentrate
on their fields of expertise. Nadine was in France for two months
and worked on her novel, which was recently accepted as her Master
of Fine Arts thesis for the Whidbey Writers
Workshop/Northwest Institute of Literary Arts.
Nadine read selected poems from An Invisible Geography on The Poets Weave, an NPR-WFIU program. This is her second appearance on the program.