Nicole is a writer and daughter of Chinese immigrants. Her work is published or forthcoming in Roxane Gay's The Audacity, Electric Literature, Apogee Journal, and Witness. An alum of VONA/Voices Summer Workshop and the Sewanee Writers' Conference, she enjoys writing fiction and essays that explore themes like Asian American positionality and complicity, complicated relationships, and how real and speculative technologies impact immigrant and diasporic communities. She was born and raised in Queens and is now based in Brooklyn.She received a BA in English Lit from Rice University in Houston. By day, she works at IDEO, a global design firm.