Nancy Ludmerer

Nancy Ludmerer

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Nancy Ludmerer's fiction has appeared in The Kenyon Review, North American Review , Sou'wester, Gargoyle and other publications. Her flash fiction has won awards from Night Train, Southeast Review, and Grain and has been featured on NPR-affiliated radio. "Kritios Boy," a prizewinner in Literal Latte's essay contest, was named a "Notable Essay of 2013" in The Best American Essays 2014. Other non-fiction has appeared in Green Mountains Review, Vogue, The American Lawyer , and the Sunday magazine of the San Francisco Chronicle. Nancy practices law in New York City, where she lives with her husband Malcolm and cat, Sandy, a brave refugee from Superstorm Sandy.

Contributions by Nancy Ludmerer

Spring 2015 Issue

The Russian Girl

We flew the flag at half-mast after Marina Lubov died. We gathered in the rec hall for what we thought would be a memorial service but that turned out to be something else. All 49 of us sat cross-legged on the floor in our blue shorts and white Camp Wigwam T-shirts, our silence broken only by occasional weeping….

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Winter 2013 Issue

Kritios Boy

Third Prize, 2012 Literal Latte Essay Award.
I’d always remembered Michael’s birthday, even when years and miles separated us, and when there it was in The New York Times death notices after his name, I knew it was him, my first love, beginning when I was fifteen….

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