Nicky Loomis is a writer living in Los Angeles. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a BA in English and Creative Writing. She additionally holds an MS from Columbia Journalism School in print journalism and an MFA in fiction from UC Riverside’s low residency program. Her writing has appeared in LARB, Catapult, Los Angeles TimesPasadena Star News, Driftwood Literary Journal, Inside Out Literary Magazine, and the Hawaii Review. She spent 2011-2012 in Budapest, Hungary as a Fulbright scholar in creative writing. She teaches journalism at Crossroads High School.