Nic Alea is a queer, non-binary poet & creative non-fiction writer. They are a library worker, community programmer, & textile crafter. Nic writes at the intersections of trauma, fatness, and queer divinity. They are published in journals such as Muzzle Magazine, BOAAT, & Write Bloody. Nic is a Wheeler Centre Hot Desk Fellow & a Lambda Literary Fellow hailing from California, now based in Narrm (Melbourne, Australia). Discover more here & here.

I acknowledge the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation as the traditional custodians of the land. Sovereignty has not been ceded, always was, always will be Aboriginal land.