Nellie Hermann

Nellie Hermann, creative director of the Program in Narrative Medicine at Columbia University, has published two novels, The Cure for Grief and The Season of Migration. Her nonfiction has appeared in an anthology about siblings, Freud’s Blindspot, as well as in Academic Medicine. Over the last 10 years she has taught fiction and narrative medicine to undergraduates and graduate students, medical students, and clinicians of all sorts, and has given conference addresses in Iowa, California, South Korea, and elsewhere. Nellie is the recipient of a 2016 NEA Literature Fellowship and a 2017–18 Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library.

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