Nina Gaby is a writer, visual artist, and advanced practice nurse who specializes in addiction and psychiatry. Gaby has been working with words, clay, and people for five decades. Her essays, fiction, prose poetry, and articles have been published in numerous anthologies, journals, and magazines, and her artwork is held in various collections, including the Smithsonian, Arizona State University, and Rochester Institute of Technology. Her anthology, Dumped: Stories of Women Unfriending Women was published in 2015 and she has essays in several upcoming anthologies. Gaby celebrates 40 years of sobriety from all chemicals except potato chips (UTZ’s Dark Russet, to be exact) and her lovely daughter has started working out with great discipline. She lives with her very sober husband, two cats, and a dog across from the longest floating bridge east of the Mississippi. More information at www.ninagaby.com.