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Nelly Reifler, American writer. Recipient Henfield prize, Henfield Foundation, 1995. Member of Authors' Guild.

Background

Reifler, Nelly was born on December 17, 1967 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Daughter of Samuel Reifler and Ellen Marshall.

Education

Student, Harvard College, 1985—1986. Bachelor, Hampshire College, 1991. Master of Fine Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, 1996.

Career

Graduate assistant Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1994—1995. Series co-curator Readings at Serena, New York City, 2001. Series curator Brooklyn Information and Culture, 2001—2002.

Guest curator The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, 2001. Guest professor Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, since 2002.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: See Through, 2003. Co-director: (Fri. Forum) The Pratt Institute, since 2005.

      Co-editor: (literature journal) Aceldama, 1997—2001. Playwright: Satisfaction, 1985, assistant editor: anthology I Thought My Father was God and Other True Tales from National Public Radio's National Story Project, 2001. Contributor (anthologies) World Poets, 2000, 110 Stories: New York Writes after September 11, 2002, Lost Tribe: Jewish Fiction from the Edge, 2003, articles to journals and magazines.

Membership

Member of Authors' Guild.

Connections

Married Josh Dorman, August 25, 2001.

father:
Samuel Reifler

mother:
Ellen Marshall

spouse:
Josh Dorman