nicole stevenson's Profile
For most of her life, Nicole Stevenson had a different answer when asked, “What do you do?”
At age 9 when she started her first business, a handmade stationary shop housed in a refashioned refrigerator box in her front yard, she said she was a shop-keeper. In junior high when she snuck into the teacher’s lounge and self-published her first short story on the mimeograph machine, she answered, “I’m a writer.” In high school when her sketches of female nudes caused a stir among the nuns at her catholic girls school, she called herself an artist.
Then, things got a bit more complicated as she found that no one genre sufficed. Her path includes time as a creative writing graduate student in San Francisco, street artist on the Venice Beach boardwalk, costume designer, Hollywood flea market art vendor, DIY workshop instructor, co-founder of a non-profit…
- Born on September 23
- Joined January 14, 2009