Nina Pick is a poet, book developer, and project editor who is passionate about working at the intersection of literature, depth psychology, radical ecology, and spirituality. She the author of two chapbooks, À Luz and Leaving the Lecture on Dance. The recipient of a 2016 Mesa Refuge Poetry Fellowship, her work has appeared in journals such as Arion, Bombay Gin, Tule Review, Stone Canoe, Dark Mountain, and ISLE, online as part of the Tupelo Press 30/30 Project, and in various anthologies. She is a founding editor of the Inverness Almanac and Mount Vision Press and currently serves as lead editor of The New Farmer's Almanac. She holds masters degrees in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute and in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley, a bachelors with a concentration in Comparative Literature from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at NYU, and an ordination from the Kohenet Hebrew Priestess Institute.
Leaving the Lecture on Dance (The Lune, 2017). On sale here.
À Luz (Dancing Girl Press, 2016). On sale here.
"Dear Sophie: The Art of Reproduction in the Age of Ecological Catastrophe" on Lilith
"Deportation Liturgy" on Vox Populi
"Radical Orthography" on Vox Populi
"Prison Sangha" in Chronogram
"The Body Gleams" and "Adonai Eloheinu Adonai Echad" in Glassworks
"School of Embodied Poetics" (and audio) in the ALA-honored This Assignment is So Gay: LGBTIQ Poets on the Art of Teaching (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2013)
KALW My Mix Tape, "How to Disappear Completely" (Sep. 29, 2014)
Reviews, press, and interviews
"The Visionaries: Inverness Almanac creators transition to new project." Flora Tsapovsky. Pacific Sun (Sep. 14, 2016)
"Oh, the Fecundity! Wild-child wisdom packs first issue of West Marin pub Inverness Almanac." Tom Gogola. Bohemian (April 1, 2015)
"Inverness Almanac combines the practical and the poetic." Samantha Kimmey. Point Reyes Light (March 12, 2015)
"Five local women ordained as Hebrew priestesses." David A.M. Wilensky. J Weekly (Sep. 10, 2015)