Nancy Kidder
Nancy Kidder



Twitter: @NancyAnnKidder

Instagram: @NancyAnnKidder



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American University, Adjunct Professor, 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. She currently teaches, “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 her class, please visit

Nancy lives in Washington, DC with her husband and daughter.


American University, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing

Duke University, Bachelor of Arts in English

Favorite Spots:

On Campus: Bender Library

Off Campus: Cage Side

Currently Reading: 

Why We Fight by Josh Rosenblatt ; The Long Shot by Katie Kitamura



Nancy Kidder