Nic Alea is a queer interdisciplinary writer with a BA in Creative Writing. They hold fellowships from the Lambda Literary Foundation and the Wheeler Centre. They have work published in Muzzle Magazine, the Paris American, Write Bloody, BOAAT, Crab Fat, Reservoir, decomP and others. In 2014, Nic was rated one of San Francisco Weekly's 'Best Writers without a Book' and has performed at the National Queer Arts Festival (US), the Santa Cruz Music Festival (US), Lit Quake (US), and the 2019 Emerging Writers’ Festival (AUS). Nic works at a public library and is invested in documentation as a way to reclaim and integrate the fragmented self. Originally from California, they now live in Narrm.