Nicole Kelly (NK) is a writer and independent audio producer whose work moves towards discomfort & hidden feeling. Based in Los Angeles, she is currently the senior producer for Black Mountain Radio Hour with Believer magazine. Her audio work has aired on The Heart, VICE’s Source Material, and Afropunk’s Solutions Sessions, and she was a co-creator & host of bitchface, an experimental audio project. NK joined the Women’s Center for Creative Work as a spring 2017 programming resident, and later became the first Programming Director (2017-2019). She edited the first and second editions of Decolonizing Nonviolent Communication for WCCW’s Co-Conspirator Press. In a past life she received an MFA from the Programs In Writing at UC Irvine and was a Kimbilio Fiction Fellow, and her fiction appeared in ZYZZYVA, Fiction Southeast, and elsewhere. In this life she's searching for sweaty concepts (Ahmed) and new uses of the erotic (Lorde) while consenting to learn in public (Keene).