Nicole is a writer and daughter of Chinese immigrants. Her work is published 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 writes fiction and essays about how relationships are affected by politics and technology. 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.


"Why Are You Stranded?" (PDF)
Roxane Gay's The Audacity, June 2022
"Love in the Time of Racial Reckoning"
Witness Magazine, May 2022


"Complicating the Narrative of Mental Illness Using the Monsters from Asian Mythology"
Interview with Jami Nakamura Lin
Electric Literature, Nov 2023