Nick Stokes

Biography

Nick Stokes writes novels, plays, fictions, nothings, arrangements, pieces of prose, and other undefinables. His novel AFFAIR was serialized online at and published as an ebook by The Seattle Star. Other writings have appeared with Paper Darts, Crab Orchard Review, Word Riot, Mixer Publishing, Atticus Review, Waccamaw, Prick of the Spindle, Knock, and others. His plays have been seen and heard with various stray theater companies in the Pacific Northwest and beyond; as part of AMADOR/STOKES his play DUELS was in On the Boards NW New Works Festival 2013. He has been awarded Artist Trust's Camano Island Residency, a GAP award, the Rannu Fund Prize for Writers of Speculative Literature, and a Hugo Writers Award. He lives mostly or mostly lives in Washington; he packs mules in the backcountry of Montana; he's been elsewhere. Among other explorations, circa 2014 he's working on an immersive (anti)-choose-your-own-adventure novel: YOU CHOOSE for short. For more information refer to nickstokes.net.

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Books

Affair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,710. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Romance » General
Affair is a novel by Nick Stokes. A man who collects sticks and gathers stones has an affair with a woman in the woods and struggles to return to his wife. An author writes about a man having an affair in order to destroy the man and discover who he is. The two stories are woven and inextricable. Affair was serialized by The Seattle Star from 2012-2014.
An End
Price: Free! Words: 4,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Literature » Literary
The last survivors of the Community fight to live and die in authenticity and love while Others thrive: an account of an end of our species. An End, a short story, was first published by Mixer Publishing.
What Never Happened: An Observation
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Literature » Literary
An observant boy goes to the park, returns home, and has a conversation with his mother in a fabricated, unlikely, never-happened, plausible, impossible, invented, realistic coming-of-age story. What Never Happened: An Observation, a short story, was first published in Waccamaw, Issue 7.
Rise, then Descend
Price: Free! Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
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A modern dispossessed man climbs a sacred mound that an ancient native civilization builds. They descend. Rise, then Descend, a short story, was first published in Crab Orchard Review, Vol. 18 #1.
1 Day
Price: Free! Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literature
A single mother teaches high school literature, parents her young son, and fights through a day. 1 Day, a novelette, was first published by the literary journal Prick of the Spindle.

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