Nina Melero is a Spanish writer living in Southeast Asia.

She currently directs the Spanish Department at the National University of Singapore.

Her novel Ella y el faro (Nazarí, 2020) was shortlisted for the ‘Premio Nadal’, one of the oldest and most prestigious literary awards in Spain.

She is also the author of the collections of short stories Ex Libris (Oblicuas, 2020) and Tenebrario (Alhulia, 2009). Her short stories were well received by critics, who described Tenebrario as ‘the first good and honest book of the year’ (El Placer de la Lectura, 2009).

Nina Melero received the 2011 UNESCO-Aschberg Bursary for writers, and was a fellow at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation (Umbria) that same year. She was also invited to participate as a resident writer in the International Writers Residency Programme at Ledig House Centre (New York, 2012).