Nina Foxx

Nina Foxx is an award-winning novelist, storyteller, poet, playwright, and filmmaker, originally from Jamaica, New York. Her work has been featured on numerous best-seller lists, been shortlisted for a Doctorow Award for Innovative Fiction, and has won multiple African American Literary Awards in several genres. Her films have been featured selections at several film festivals including The Toronto International Film Festival, Sundance, Urban MediaMakers Film Festival, HBO Run & Shoot Film Festival, and the San Diego Black Film Festival.

Nina is currently Writer-In-Residence At Brown Soul Productions Theatre Company, where her current work, Rarified Air, is in development. The play will be part of The Hue Theatre Festival, in Seattle, WA, with a full theatrical opening planned for early 2023.

After earning multiple advanced degrees in Industrial Psychology, Nina added an MFA in Fiction from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Her MFA creative thesis was published as “Momma: Gone” and nominated for an NAACP Image Award for Literary Excellence. She has also authored several industrial design patents.

Nina is also a fiber artist and is a 200hr RYT. She, along with her husband, created the Writing Sisters Summit in 2018.