Nikki Darling is a writer, artist, and performer. Her chapbook Pink Trumpet and the Purple Prose was published by Econo Textual Objects in 2014. Her forthcoming novel, Fade Into You, will be published by Feminist Press in fall 2018, and her first book of essays, Funeral Carwash, will be published by Hesse Press, also in fall 2018. Her work and letters are archived at UCLA’s César E. Chávez Department of Chicano/a Studies. She has three cats—Fats Domino Darling, King Tut Darling, and Marlowe Cat Darling—and one dog, Raspberry Beret Darling. Her favorite food is french fries and her favorite book is Jesus’ Son. She loves Pink Floyd, Prince, and Donna Summer.