Nicole D. Sconiers is an author and screenwriter hailing from the sunny jungle of Los Angeles. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Antioch University, where she began experimenting with womanist speculative fiction and horror. She is the author of Escape from Beckyville: Tales of Race, Hair and Rage (Spring Lane Publishing, 2011). The short story collection has been taught at Purdue University, Antioch University, California State University Dominquez Hills, among other colleges.

Her short story "Kim" was published in Sycorax's Daughters (Cedar Grove Publishing, 2017; Bram Stoker finalist). Her short story "The Eye of Heaven" will appear in the forthcoming anthology Black from the Future: A Collection of Black Speculative Writing (BLF Press, 2019).

Her writing has appeared in Clutch, Neon V Magazine, The Absent Willow Review, Inglewoodland, and other publications, and she penned several exclusives for DrPhil.com. Her short story "The Stiffening" appeared on an episode of NIGHTLIGHT, the black women's horror podcast, and she was a guest columnist for Nightmare Magazine's "The H Word."

Ms. Sconiers currently resides in Pennsylvania, where she is busy gathering family secrets for a future novel.