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Nancy Kidder

Adjunct Instructor Department of Literature

Nancy Kidder is a graduate of Duke University and received her MFA in creative nonfiction from American University in Washington, DC, where she currently teaches writing. In Spring 2017, she taught two courses entitled, “Writing and Fighting: from the boxing ring to the MMA cage, fight writers examine culture, race, gender and the human condition in a sport that juxtaposes unrelenting aggression with heroic fortitude.” For more information on this class, please see


American University, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing, Duke University, Bachelor of Arts in English

Favorite Spot on Campus
On Campus: Bender Library; Off Campus: Cage side
Book Currently Reading
Cinderella Man, Ali vs. Inoki
11:00am-12:00pm Tuesdays in Battelle T0-B3 or via appointment
Contact Info

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