Nina Melero is a Spanish writer based in Southeast Asia.

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

Her first book, Tenebrario (Alhulia, 2009), a collection of short stories exploring the concept of ‘the uncanny’, was acclaimed by critics as ‘the first good and honest book of the year’ (El Placer de la Lectura, 2009).

Her second book, the novel Ella y el faro (Nazarí, 2020), was shortlisted for the National Literary Prize Nadal 2016.

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).