Elaine Nadal is a writer and educator. She holds a master’s degree in liberal studies from Wesleyan University. She holds degrees in Spanish secondary education and fine arts (music) as well. She enjoys translating and traveling, and has studied in Spain and Puerto Rico. A Pushcart nominee, she has been published in several journals, including Pilgrimage Magazine, Haight Ashbury Literary Journal, Antarctica Journal, Red River Review, Rigorous Magazine, and Arsenic Lobster. Also, Elaine has produced and appeared on several episodes of Valley Shore Community Television's Poetry of Immigrants. She is currently working on a novel.