Senior Manager of Literary Awards
Nieto is PEN’s Senior Manager of Literary Awards, having joined the organization in 2017. 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 diversity in the arts. With a background in production, editorial, and design, Nadxieli has worked with various presses and organizations such as the National Book Foundation, Guernica, and Electric Literature. Nadxieli holds a Masters in Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Syracuse University, and her poetry has appeared in publications such as The New York Tyrant, West Wind Review, and Washington Square Review. She is the co-editor of the Gigantic Books series, which includes Gigantic Worlds (Gigantic, 2016), and The Gigantic Book of Tiny Crimes (forthcoming, Catapult, 2018). Her collaborative artist books may be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Brooklyn Museum.