|Notable works||Southland, Wingshooters|
|Notable awards||Ferro-Grumley Award (2004)
Lambda Literary Award (2004)
Indie Booksellers' Choice Award (2011)
Midwest Booksellers Choice Award (2011)
Born in Japan to a Japanese mother and a Polish American father, she grew up in Tokyo, Wisconsin and Los Angeles. After attending Yale University, she taught English in Japan for two years before returning to the United States, where she took an MFA in creative writing at Cornell University. She published her first novel, The Necessary Hunger, in 1997.
Her 2003 novel Southland won the Ferro-Grumley Award and the 16th Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Fiction in 2004, and was an Edgar Award finalist. It was named as a Book Sense pick, and as one of the best books of 2003 by the Los Angeles Times. Her third novel, The Age of Dreaming, was published in 2008 and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and her fourth novel Wingshooters was named one of "Ten Titles to Pick Up Now" by Oprah Winfrey's O magazine, won an Indie Booksellers' Choice Award and Midwest Booksellers Choice Award, and was a nominee in the Lesbian Fiction category at the 24th Lambda Literary Awards.
- The Necessary Hunger (1997, ISBN 0312181426)
- Southland (2003, ISBN 1888451416)
- The Age of Dreaming (2008, ISBN 1933354461)
- Wingshooters (2011, ISBN 1936070715)
- "LAist Interview: Nina Revoyr". LAist, April 24, 2006.
- "Nina Revoyr's Southland Stakes Out a Different Los Angeles". American Booksellers Association, June 17, 2003.
- "Award-winning author Nina Revoyr at CLU". The Fillmore Gazette, February 6, 2012.
- "Q&A With Nina Revoyr by Ellis Avery". Lambda Literary Foundation, March 27, 2012.
- "24th Annual Lambda Literary Award Finalists announced: Recognizing LGBT lit". Entertainment Weekly, March 20, 2012.
- "Stars' Split Pushes Gay Breakups Into the Limelight". Los Angeles Times, September 4, 2000.