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Nina Mansfield is a Connecticut based author, playwright, blogger, educator and mother. Her debut young adult mystery novel, SWIMMING ALONE,  was published by Fire & Ice YA in 2015.

Nina has written numerous plays, which have been produced throughout United States and internationally. Her plays are published by Smith & Kraus, One Act Play Depot, Original Works Publishing and YouthPLAYS. Her short mystery fiction has appeared in ELLERY QUEEN MYSTERY MAGAZINE, KING’S RIVER LIFE MAGAZINE, MYSTERICAL-E and FAST WOMEN AND NEON LIGHTS: EIGHTIES-INSPIRED NEON NOIR and WHERE CRIME NEVER SLEEPS: MURDER NY STYLE 4.

Nina is a member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, the Short Mystery Fiction Society, the Dramatists Guild and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and NYU.

In addition to writing, Nina enjoys reading, seeing theater, practicing yoga, traveling, cooking and spending time with her husband and daughter.