Nicholas Mainieri

Fellow, Us@250

Nicholas Mainieri is the author of the novel The Infinite. In his freelance work his nonfiction tends to focus on stories involving sport, community, and local care or culture. He resides in northern Indiana where he works with students and teaches writing at the University of Notre Dame. He holds an MFA from the University of New Orleans. His fellowship project is a work of narrative journalism about Foundry Field in South Bend, Indiana, a new ballpark and public art project that illuminates history and fosters an inclusive place for play.