Nori Rose Hubert
Nori Rose Hubert is the author of the forthcoming novel The Dreaming Hour, a modern magical realist retelling of Briar Rose/Sleeping Beauty, and the co-founder and editor of Crown & Pen, an independent online e-zine dedicated to showcasing writing and art inspired by the COVID-19 pandemic. She holds an AA in Creative Writing from Austin Community College and a BA in English from the University of Texas at Austin. Her short stories, poetry, and essays have appeared in The Rio Review, Feminine Inquiry, Musings of a #LonelyFeminist, Hothouse, and online in Gingerbread House Literary Magazine, Corvid Queen, The Elephant Ladder, and Coffee Table Coven. Her poem “Sluts” was featured at the 2015 Art as Activism showcase hosted by the Gender & Sexuality Center at UT Austin, and her spoken word poetry has been incorporated into an improv dance informance. She previously served as Assistant Editor at Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review and as a Creative Writing Coach with Austin Bat Cave, a nonprofit providing free creative writing programs for Austin-area youth. Much of her creative work is informed by her lifelong love of faerie tales, folklore, and mythology, as well as her experiences as a Queer bisexual womxn of Celtic ancestry living with bipolar disorder in the American south. In addition to her creative projects, she works as a freelance healthcare writer and currently writes for the Work and Bipolar or Depression column at Healthy Place Mental Health. She can frequently be found in bookstores or coffee shops, particularly where open mics and lavender-flavored treats can be located. When not writing, she enjoys collecting tattoos, baking with flowers, practicing witchcraft, stitching subversive cross-stitch patterns, and caring for her magical herb garden and feline familiars. She believes in magic, the power of art to create change, and in you.
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