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My Story

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 has taught creative writing at FIU, the Miami Book Fair International, and Writing Class Radio. Garnett is a freelance editor and co-producer of the Miami-based live storytelling series, Lip Service: True Stories Out Loud. He 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. Garnett's writing has appeared in Salon.com, Sliver of Stone, R-KV-RY Quarterly, The Florida Book Review, and Truehumor.com, has been awarded Sundress Publication's “Best of the Net”; and anthologized in Tigertail, A South Florida Poetry Annual; Best Sex Writing of 2013; Sliver of Stone’s nonfiction anthology All That Glitters; and the title story to Badass: Lip Service: True Stories, the Double Album.