Nina Budabin McQuown

Nina Budabin McQuown

Nina Budabin McQuown is a poet, essayist, and puppeteer working in Washington DC. Their poetry has appeared or is forthcoming with THEThe poetry, SAND, Cimarron Review, and Hotel Amerika. Their essays can be found at yeswehaveno.com, and they have written and produced puppetry shows in collaboration with Anna Lublina in New York City, Wit’s End Puppets in Washington, DC, and performed with Bread and Puppet. They are the series editor for the Hilary Tham Capital Collection at poetry press the Word Works. (Photo by Leonardo March. The author is pictured with an installation piece by Cecilia Paredes, called “Wishes in the Air.”)