Nicole Haroutunian is the author of the story collection Speed Dreaming (Little A, 2015). Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Post Road, Newtown Literary, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Tin House's Open Bar, and elsewhere. She is the co-founder of the reading series Halfway There and is co-editor of the digital arts journal Underwater New York. With Underwater New York, she co-edited the fiction and poetry in Elizabeth Albert's Silent Beaches, Untold Stories: New York City's Forgotten Waterfront (Damiani, 2016). She holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and lives in Queens.