Saturday, February 1, 2014

Nicolle Elizabeth is a fiction writer who began publishing online in 2003 when she wrote an article on Write To Eat, a graffiti collective which helps inner city artists get to college. Since 2005, she has worked as an editor and writer all over the place. Creatively, she has since written for and/or had work appear in Best Women's Travel Writing, Words Without Borders, The National Book Critics Circle blog, The Brooklyn Rail, 3:AM UK, The Baltimore Urbanite, The Believer and since 2008 she has been a contributor at HTMLGiant, elimae, The Rumpus, Caketrain, Weave, Heavy Feather, The Very Beautiful Women Anthology, Anderbo, PANK, Nano Fiction, Keyhole/Dzanc and many other publications. She also edits tirelessly for people who ask her to because she believes in literature, people. She won the National Haiku Contest in 2007, was a 2011 and 2014 Pushcart Prize nominee in Fiction and has placed or won other multiple awards as well. A book she proofread is a New York Times best seller, clearly making her a New York Times Bestselling Proofreader. She's been blurbed in The Poetry Of South Asia, Ladies Home Journal, The Atlantic, The Poetry Foundation, NewPages, sometimes her reviews have been shone on planets. She can be reached at For fun, she runs the art Tumblr One Beautiful Thing
here She is writing a collection of short stories.


I am honored to be included in an anthology of essays The Force of What's Possible: Writers on the Avant-Garde and Accessibility edited by Lily Hoang and Joshua Marie Wilkinson, forthcoming from Night Boat Books. They asked me for an essay on why I write and I wrote it.


30 of my contemporaries and myself are to be in the SpuytenDuvil Press anthology of women writing contemporary experimental fiction.


is a book for e-reader devices from keyhole/dzanc and you can order one now. for .99 cents.

are all the interviews i have done at The Believer so far. We are having a ton of fun doing them and also we were mentioned over at the poetry foundation here thanks whoever did that.


I have written a review of Gowanus Atropolis for The Believer which can be read in the February issue in print as well as here

in 2011:

I had three short fiction pieces in Spork here