NICOLE McCARTHY is an experimental writer/artist who tends to work on too many creative projects at once. She is currently in the MFA program at the University of Washington Bothell and working on her first hybrid collection. Her work appears or is forthcoming in Punctuate Magazine,The Fem, Crab Fat Magazine, Ghost Proposal, and Tinderbox Poetry. She drinks too much coffee, sings too much karaoke, and has seen Drop Dead Fred too many times. Nicole lives in the real world but can sometimes be found on Twitter- @GarbyTheSass.