S1E46 - Whimsically Unhinged: an interview with Nada Alic

Nada Alic is a writer in Los Angeles. Her debut story collection BAD THOUGHTS is out July 12, 2022 (Vintage).

From 2014-2016 she collaborated with artist, Andrea Nakhla on an art and fiction book series called “Future You,” featured in Urban Outfitters, Cool Hunting, The Rumpus and elsewhere. In 2019, her short story, “The Intruder” was shortlisted for the CBC Short Story Prize. That summer, Nada attended the Banff Centre for the Arts writing residency. In 2020, She received a literary grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.

Previously, Nada was an editorial director and community manager for brands such as Etsy, Society6, Gap Inc and Athleta. For nearly a decade, she championed independent artists by creating opportunities to help them grow. Through education and partnerships with non-profits like Planned Parenthood, Girlschool and PS ARTS, she advocated for the growth, well-being and recognition of artists from all disciplines.

You can find out more about her work on her website: http://www.nadaalic.com/


On her Twitter: @nadaalic

Intro beats by God’Aryan