Nico Peck, a writer and artist, has an MFA in creative writing from Mills College. Their work can be found in the anthology Troubling the Line, online journals, such as Boog Portable Reader, Open House, and Eleven Eleven, and their book The Pyrrhiad,which is available from Dirty Swan Projects. Their visual art has been shown at Krowswork Gallery in Oakland, screened in the Frameline Film Festival, and toured with the Herstory Inventory Project. They are currently inspired by the miraculously big hearts of their students, their adorable dog, and their bicycle. They live in San Francisco.