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Klein's essay "The Factors, The Problem, and the Product" has been published in the anthology "Aftermath" by Anthology Alliance.


Nanda has also won essay contests and had her essays published by several outlets throughout the US, including "Pulse: The Legacy of the Lights that shall not be Dimmed in Our Hearts," published several times by different outlets; "Not a Christmas Eve Miracle," and, among others, a comedic essay entitled "The divergency of dignity and gravity," where Nanda shares her account of a very embarrassing occasion.  

Nanda Klein is a published author and an Award-Winning Writer 

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The Marcia Conrad Awards Ceremony

by Peter Testori, Ed.D.
Dean, Academic Resources & Title IX Coordinator
Assistant Professor of Higher Education
Bay Path University 

Three of the awards presented during The Marcia Conrad Awards Ceremony were for the Campus Theme Essay Contest. This contest is sponsored by Bay Path University's Writing Program under the direction of Dr. Brenda Hardin Abbott, with funding provided by the WELL program, under the direction of Gretchen Heaton.


After a blind review process, one winner from each program, Traditional, TAWC, and Graduate, was selected for this honor. 


As a special preview to one of the awards given out, I am pleased to present our Campus Theme Essay Contest winner for the graduate program, Nanda Klein!



ABC Journal from the Vale do Rio dos Sinos in the Porto Alegre metro area, capital of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, publishes article about Nanda Klein's latest award winning essay. 


Nanda Klein is a passionate and driven creative nonfiction writer who believes in promoting hope and encouragement. A native of Brazil, Nanda currently lives in Miami. She is enrolled in the MFA Creative Nonfiction Writing Program at Bay Path University. She received her BBA from Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos–Unisinos in Brazil.
Aside from being an award winning published writer, being published in an anthology she is also an award-winning entrepreneur, and a model.

On behalf of Dr. Brenda Hardin Abbott:

"It is my honor to announce Nanda Klein as the winner of the 2022 Essay Contest in the Graduate Program. I invite you to listen to Nanda reading her essay titled "Motherhood: Reinventing Myself as a Woman" an essay that asks us all to consider what motherhood means to us."


Lauren Mas

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