Nick Antosca is the author of the novels Midnight Picnic (Word Riot Press, 2009) and Fires (Impetus Press, 2006) and the limited edition chapbook Rat Beast (Mud Luscious Press, 2008). His writing has appeared in Nerve, The Daily Beast, Bookforum, Short Fiction, The New York Sun, Identity Theory, The Barcelona Review, The Antietam Review, The Huffington Post, Hustler, and others. In 2009 he received a fellowship from the Elizabeth George Foundation and he has been awarded Yale University's Willets Prize for Fiction.

He lives in New York and was born in New Orleans.