Suspend Your Disbelief

Renée K. Nicholson


Renée K. Nicholson splits her artistic pursuits between writing and dance. Renée is an American Ballet Theatre Certified Teacher, member of the Dance Critics Association, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from West Virginia University. Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in Chelsea, Mid-American Review, Perigee: A Journal of the Arts, Paste, Poets & Writers, Crosstimbers, Naugatuck River Review, the Honey Land Review, Dossier, Stymie, ABZ, Prime Number, The Superstition Review, The Gettysburg Review and elsewhere, and has been included in the anthologies Not A Muse, A Generation Defining Itself, and in Keeping Track: Fiction of List. Renée has served as Assistant to the Director of the West Virginia Writers’ Workshop since 2007, is a member of the book reviews staff at Los Angeles Review online, and co-hosts the literary podcast SummerBooks. In 2011, Renée was the Emerging Writer-in-Residence at Penn State Altoona. Three books that continue to influence her writing are Susan Neville’s The Invention of Flight, Mark Brazaitis’s An American Affair and Adrienne Sharp’s White Swan, Black Swan. Find her