Nandini Balial is a writer specializing in lifestyle, food, mental health, immigration, film/TV, literature, politics, and feminism.
- Writer for Bitch Media, Slate, Pacific Standard, The New Republic, Vice, The Week, The Los Angeles Review of Books, Men's Journal, The AV Club, and Lit Hub, among others
- Worked for New York One, the International Emmys, BBC America, and Prime Focus International in editorial and post-production roles
- Recently finished a two-year stint as a high school English teacher in Fort Worth, Texas
As a writer, Nandini specializes in lifestyle, food, mental health, immigration, film/TV, literature, politics, and feminism. She emigrated from India when she was nine and has lived and worked in New York City, Los Angeles, Toledo, and Fort Worth. She has worked in a variety of fields, including television, film, book-selling, and publishing; she also spent over two years as a TaskRabbit maid, housekeeper, and personal assistant. After working as a nanny and high school tutor to refugee students, she also spent the last two years teaching high school English.
Nadini earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in cinema studies from New York University.
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