Nicole Boyce’s work has appeared in The Awl, Big Truths, EVENT, Joyland, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Prairie Fire, and more. She was the winner of the 2016 Prairie Fire Non-Fiction Contest and has been shortlisted for EVENT’s Non-Fiction Contest and TNQ’s Peter Hinchcliffe Fiction Award and longlisted for CBC’s Nonfiction Prize. She received her MFA from UBC’s Creative Writing Program, where she was the Prose Editor of PRISM international.
Nicole lives and writes in the Treaty 7 region of Southern Alberta, on the traditional territories of the Blackfoot Confederacy (the Siksika, Kainai, and Piikani First Nations), the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Îyârhe Nakoda Nations (including the Wesley, Chiniki, and Bearspaw First Nations). The City of Calgary is also home to the Métis Nation of Alberta (Region III).