Nicholas Conley is an award-winning Jewish American author, journalist, and playwright. His books Pale Highway, Intraterrestrial, and Clay Tongue: A Novelette draw from his real-world experience as a healthcare worker, a volunteer, and a human rights advocate, merging surrealistic science fiction narratives with hard-hitting examinations of contemporary social issues. He has written for Vox, Truthout, HuffPost, Dictionary.com, the “Join Us For Good” campaign, and many other publications. Originally from California, he now lives with his wife in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire.
Creative and/or Literary Inspirations: Kurt Vonnegut, Stan Lee, Stephen King, Octavia Butler, Noam Chomksy, Franz Kafka, David Lynch, Michael Chabon, George Orwell, Paul Mason, J.M. DeMatties, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Gillian Flynn, Ray Bradbury, Richard Matheson, Khaled Hosseini, Dwayne McDuffie, Philip K. Dick, Elie Wiesel, Neil Gaiman, Harlan Ellison, Art Spiegelman, Christopher Nolan, Cormac McCarthy, Mary Shelley, Isaac Asimov…
Favorite color: Green
Favorite superhero: Spider-Man
Memberships: PEN America, International Thriller Writers
Coffee?: Black. AeroPress, siphon, or chemex.