Nina Riggs

Nina Ellen Riggs (March 29, 1977 – February 26, 2017) was an American writer and poet. Her best known work is her memoir, ''The Bright Hour'', detailing her journey as a mother with incurable breast cancer. It was published shortly after her death. The book received critical acclaim. Riggs also contributed an article to ''New York Times'' series Modern Love.

Riggs was born in San Francisco, California. She was the great-great-great granddaughter of Ralph Waldo Emerson. She received a bachelor's degree in creative writing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master of fine arts degree in poetry from UNC at Greensboro.

Riggs was married to John Duberstein, an attorney with whom she had two sons. They lived in Greensboro, North Carolina. Provided by Wikipedia
by Riggs, Nina.
Published 2017