Niki Tulk is an Australian writer, cellist and theater-maker based in the US, currently a PhD student in Theater and Devaney Fellow at the University of Colorado Boulder. Niki received her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The New School, New York City, and for three years taught writing to undergraduate artists at Parsons The New School for Design. She has published poetry, fiction, dramatic and literary criticism in Emergency Index, The Saranac Review Tenth Anniversary Edition, Rock River Review, The Sheepshead Review, and others. She is runner up of the inaugural 2018 Miami Book Fair/de Groot Prize for the Novella, awarded to exceptional fiction of 17,500-40,000 words.