Nandini Balial

  • 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 9 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 Task Rabbit as a 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.

Expertise: Lifestyle, food, mental health, immigration, film/TV, literature, politics, and feminism
Education: New York University
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Title: Fact Checker

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