Nadxieli Nieto is PEN America’s Program Director of Literary Awards. She is the former Managing Editor of the award-winning annual NOON, and the lead designer and editor at Nieto Books. She is on the steering committee of Latinx in Publishing (LxP) and dedicated to increasing access in the arts. Nieto holds a Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Syracuse University, and her writing has appeared in publications including Buzzfeed, Men’s Journal, The New York Tyrant, West Wind Review, Washington Square Review, and elsewhere. She is the co-editor of the Gigantic Books series, which includes Gigantic Worlds (Gigantic, 2016), and Tiny Crimes (Catapult, June 2018). Her collaborative artist books may be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Brooklyn Museum of Art.