Nicole Boyce’s work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Awl, EVENT, The Fiddlehead, Joyland, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Prairie Fire, Riddle Fence, and more. She was the winner of the 2016 Prairie Fire Non-Fiction Contest and placed third in EVENT’s 2021 Non-Fiction Contest. Her writing has also been shortlisted for 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).