A proud New Yorker of almost 20 years, Jennifer Nails is glad to be back home in Las Vegas, her native city. She is thrilled to have joined the faculty at Adelson in 2015. She received her Master of Library and Information Science from Wayne State University, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the New School University in New York City, as well as undergraduate degrees in both Theater and Music from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She's published two middle grade novels, Next to Mexico (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2008) and One Hundred Spaghetti Strings (HarperCollins, 2017). She has two awesome sons, Zac and Simon.