Nick Stokes writes novels and plays and fictions and nothings.
Nick writes to engage life. He finds realism suspect, like reality. He looks out windows a lot. Sometimes he goes through them silently, and sometimes with words.
Photos at top from left by Omar Willey, Ganwich, Auston James, Willey, Willey, Andrea Sassenrath, Mike Hipple, Charis J. Carmichael Braun, Ganwich, James, Ganwich.
Illustration by Meghan Murphy.
Typographies by Nick Stokes.
ARTIFACT COLLECTIVE forthcoming
-- an attempt to consciousness in a book
YOU CHOOSE an (anti)-choose-your-own-adventure
AFFAIR a novel
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Free Short and Long Stories
CARRY WE OPENLY
produced by amador/stokes
Seattle Fringe Fest 2017
re: dominant culture, violence, guns
to be read with a new play
re: dominant culture, violence, economy
at King's Books Tacoma, 10/23, 7pm
with funding from the City of Tacoma
World Premiere Production of DUELS, 2016
by Nick Stokes, directed by José Amador, produced by amador/stokes
featuring Daniel Christensen, Marianna de Fazio, and Carter Rodriguez
garden produce by Nick Stokes; 6 cu-ya of soil
Broadway World: "A vibrant, surreal production ... an impressed 5/5 stars..."
The Stranger: "Come the fuck on with this shit."
- Adjust, a nothing, at Creative Colloquy Nov '14. - Hold, a short play script first performed for 14/48, at Seattle Star. - The nothing She Thinks published by Creative Colloquy, May '14. - A recording of The Woman as the first audiocast in NPA's new series. - The once upon a time story Rise, then Descend can be found in Crab Orchard Review, Vol.18 No. 1. - Vanishing wor(l)ds in space in the 5/13 Wrist. An arrangement. T'nailed at left. - Square prose or poetry or words in white space in the 4/13 Wrist. Pic'd at left. - V-shaped prose: "The Voice of Bernard and The Water Spider (by Marcel Béalu)" by Nick Stokes in the 2/13 Wrist. Pic'd at right. - The Father of Sighs, a prose lucky to be exhaled into being at Atticus Review. - Contributing words and developmental assistance to Pandora's Box Theater Project: workshopping now, with production forecasted for NY and Seattle. - Smalling, a short (flash? sudden? nothing?) prose, up at Word Riot. - Writing again for 14/48, the world's quickest theater festival, at ACT, Jan 2012! - And a staged reading of Duels at Seattle Rep through NPA, Nov 8, 7 pm, directed by Erin Kraft! - Video and script of the commissioned short play Sing, which Spark and Echo Arts premiered in New York in July 2011. - An End, a sci-fi-ish short story, at Mixer. Also available on Kindle. - What Never Happened, a short story, is up at Waccamaw! Check it out. - Losing Place, a short piece of prose, appeared in City Arts, April 2010. - KNOCK published and produced Nick's short play Jacob's Rape in May. Finalist in the 2010 KNOCK International Play Competition.