Nancy Gerber


Nancy Gerber is the author of:  A Way Out of Nowhere: Stories (Big Table, 2018); Fire and Ice: Poetry and Prose (Arseya, 2014), and Losing a Life: A Daughter’s Memoir of Caregiving (Hamilton Books, 2005).  Her new memoir, The Dancing Clock:  Reflections on Family, Love, and Loss, has been published by Shanti Arts Publishing. 

She has also published a scholarly monograph, Portrait of the Mother-Artist:  Class and Creativity in Contemporary American Fiction (Lexington Books, 2003), and a chapbook of poems illustrated with family photographs entitled “We are All Refugees” (New Feral Press, 2017). 

She received a Ph.D. in English from Rutgers University and an M.A. in Psychoanalysis from the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis-NJ and has a certificate in psychoanalytic training from the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis in Livingston, New Jersey.