Nicole L.V. Mullis loves storytelling, whether on the stage, through the page, or over coffee. Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, she earned her degree in Journalism from Michigan State University. Her essays, short stories, and column work have appeared in newspapers, literary magazines, and anthologies, including Chicken Soup for the Soul. Her plays have been produced in New York, California, Washington and her home state of Michigan. She has been a Battle Creek Enquirer columnist since 2006, as well as a freelance feature writer and theater reviewer. Cairn Press published her debut novel “A Teacher Named Faith” in 2015. She has been a Battle Creek Enquirer Mosaic storyteller since 2016. Currently, she lives in Battle Creek, Michigan with her husband and their three children.
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