Nicole L.V. Mullis is the author of A Teacher Named Faith (Cairn Press 2015). Her work has appeared in literary magazines, anthologies and newspapers. Her plays have been produced in New York, California and Michigan. She was named the 2013 Robert J. Pickering Award for Playwriting Excellence recipient and a 2014 Gertrude Stein Award finalist. She has been a Battle Creek Enquirer columnist since 2006.