Nicole L.V. Mullis is a storyteller of all trades. Her publications include magazines, anthologies, newspapers, and the novel “A Teacher Named Faith”. Her plays have been produced across the United States and her column has been recognized by the Michigan Press and the Michigan Associated Press Media Editors. Currently, she is earning her M.F.A. in playwriting at Western Michigan University, where she teaches creative writing and composition.
2020-21 Western Michigan University All University Graduate Teaching Effective Awardee; 2020 Fusion 15th Annual Short Works Festival 2nd Seven playwright; 2020 Gwen Frostic creative nonfiction finalist: “Timely Lesson. Late Gratitude”; 2020 Gwen Frostic playwrighting finalist: “Security Blanket”; 2019 MAPME newspaper contest – Second Place for Best Column; 2019 Fusion 14th Annual Short Works Festival 2nd Seven playwright; 2019 Finalist in Theatre Kalamazoo’s 7th Annual New Playfest; 2018 Michigan Press Awards – Second Place for “Best Column”; 2017 Edmond Driftwood Players’ 8th Annual Festival Of Shorts finalist [Audience Choice Winner]; 2017 Tipping Point Theatre Sandbox Festival finalist; 2017 Fusion 12th Annual Short Works Festival finalist; 2017 Finalist in Theatre Kalamazoo’s 7th Annual New Playfest; 2014 Finalist in Douglas Morrison Theatre CageMatch; 2014 Gertrude Stein Award Finalist; 2013 Recipient of the Robert J. Pickering Award for Playwriting Excellence; 2013 Finalist in TLC Production’s Canton One-Acts Festival; 2007 Finalist in Glimmertrain’s Family Matter Competition; 1995 Winner of ASMSU Undergraduate Playwriting Competition; 1994 William Randolph Hearst Special Merit Award in Feature Writing