Poet | Writer | Artist
PUBLICATIONS & FEATURES
FORTHCOMING - "The Disillusionist" COASTnoCOAST
"Post-Divorce: A Spell" Moonchild Magazine —
Memory Experiment "Manipulate: 2" FIVE:2:ONE—
“Memory Blueprints- grandpa” Ghost Proposal—
Featured Writer in Poets & Writers Magazine "How to Write" Series, March 2019 (Print only)
"Do You Ever Imagine Your Life as a Peach?" feature on The Poetry Pharmacy, March 2018
Nicole McCarthy is an experimental writer|poet|artist from the pacific northwest.
She earned her MFA in Creative Writing & Poetics from the University of Washington Bothell. She was the managing editor for the online literary journal, The James Franco Review, a project focused on promoting visibility for underrepresented writers & narratives.
Her work has been performed and encountered through installation pieces throughout Seattle & Tacoma. She is a recent GAP grant recipient from Artist Trust.
Her written & visual pieces have appeared or are forthcoming in: PANK, Hobart, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, The Offing, Redivider, The Shallow Ends, Punctuate. a Nonfiction Magazine, The Fem Lit Journal, Ghost Proposal, Civil Coping Mechanism's A Shadow Map anthology, the 2018 Best American Experimental Writing anthology from Wesleyan University Press, and more.
Her first book, A SUMMONING, was published with Heavy Feather Review in 2022. She's at work on her second book this year, a collection about marriage and divorce, with support from Artist Trust and Alma Mater.
A SUMMONING Book launch
Tacoma, WA 7PM
With Jackie Casella & Christina Butcher
Book launch for A SUMMONING
10/8/19 -- DIVORCE: A Performance Sponsored by Artist Trust, Stimson-Green Mansion, Seattle
9/20/19 -- &Now Innovative Writing Festival, University of Washington Bothell, WA
4/24/19 -- Pacifica Literary Review, Capitol Cider, Seattle.
3/29/19 -- Tarpaulin Sky & Lettered Streets Press AWP Off-Site reading with Piper J Daniels, Portland.
1/17/19 -- Margin Shift, Common Area Maintenance, Seattle.
8/25/18 -- Best American Experimental Writing Anthology Release & Reading with Sarah Dowling + Don Mee Choi. Open Books, Seattle.
8/20/18 -- Featured Reader at Creative Colloquy. Alma Mater, Tacoma.
7/31/18 -- Featured Reader at Literary Happy Hour. Capitol Cider, Seattle.
5/27/18 -- Red May reading. Vermillion, Seattle.