Nicole Haroutunian's short story collection, SPEED DREAMING, was published by Little A in March 2015. Her story "Youse" won the 2013 Center for Fiction short story contest. She co-edits the digital journal Underwater New York; with UNY, she curated the literary work for a book by Elizabeth Albert entitled Silent Beaches, Untold Stories: New York City's Forgotten Waterfront (Damiani Editore 2016). Nicole is the co-founder of Halfway There, a reading series in Montclair, NJ. She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College and is represented by Julie Stevenson at Massie & McQuilkin.
Nicole works as a contractual museum educator and teaching artist at the American Folk Art Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, the Morgan Library and Museum and Symphony Space. She leads school, family, adult and access programs, as well as teaches a high school class on folk art and consults at other museums about accessibility.
She lives with her husband, Dan Selzer, and daughter, Opal Judith, in Woodside, Queens.