Nicholas Garnett received his MFA in Creative Writing from Florida International University (FIU), where he was a two-time recipient of the school's literary award in nonfiction. He is an adjunct professor of creative writing at FIU, a frequent instructor for Miami Book Fair International, a freelance editor, a nonfiction editor of the literary journal Sliver of Stone, and executive producer of the popular live storytelling series, Lip Service: True Stories Out Loud. Nicholas is a recipient of residencies from the Vermont Studio Center and the Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, and fellowships to the Norman Mailer Art Colony and Writers in Paradise. He is the editor of award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove's memoir, Homeless Sweet Home. His writing has appeared in Salon.com, Sliver of Stone, R-KV-RY Quarterly and The Florida Book Review, and anthologized in Sundress Publication's “Best of the Net”; Tigertail, A South Florida Poetry Annual; Best Sex Writing of 2013 (Cleis Press); Sliver of Stone’s nonfiction anthology All That Glitters; and the title story to Badass: Lip Service: True Stories, the Double Album.