PUBLICATIONS & FEATURES
“Troubled Grounds” Creative Colloquy Volume 2
“Seasons” Thriving & Surviving: a PNW Anthology
“Divisions” AU: Speculative Fiction
“Something Old Something New” Creative Colloquy
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
Recently Longlisted for the Tarpaulin Sky Press Book Award!
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.
Her written & visual pieces have appeared in or are forthcoming in: Glass: A Journal of Poetry, The Offing, Redivider, The Shallow Ends, Dream Pop Press, Memoir Mixtapes, (b)oink, Punctuate. a Nonfiction Magazine, The Fem Lit Journal, FLAPPERHOUSE, Tinderbox Poetry, Ghost Proposal, Crab Fat Magazine, Civil Coping Mechanism's A Shadow Map anthology, and the 2018 Best American Experimental Writing anthology from Wesleyan University Press. She is a 2018 GAP grant recipient from Artist Trust.
She recently finished her first hybrid collection and will begin her second this winter, with support from Artist Trust and Alma Mater.
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.