Nicole was first published when she was twelve in the Courier Mail for a science fiction short story called Just Another Day In Space. Since then she has realised that there are no days in space.

Image: Nicole Smith

Image: Nicole Smith

Little Dances, a comedy dance show, enjoyed a season at La Mama for the Melbourne Comedy Festival and then toured to Indonesia to be part of the Arts Island Festival performing in Indonesia.

Her play, Local Hero premiered at La Mama and is listed on the Australian Script Centre website. She has enjoyed two Hothouse Theatre’s A Month in the Country residencies to write new work and toured for a decade with the aerial dance company Strange Fruit.

Nicole was awarded a Varuna Fellowship to finish her first novel, Sideshow, which was shortlisted in the top five of Writing Australia’s Unpublished Manuscript Awards and subsequently published by Xoum.

Nicole appears in Little Raven Three.