Nic lives with his wife and very small daughter in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. His first book, Floodmarkers, was published in July, 2009, and was selected as an Editor's Choice by The New York Times Book Review. His fiction has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has appeared in the Harvard Review, Glimmer Train, Epoch, The South Carolina Review, and Time Out Amsterdam. Nic is the author of the just-released novel, Doubles. He is a graduate of Greensboro Day School, Columbia University and the Iowa Writers' Workshop.