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Nick Belardes's Biography

Member Info

Jul 2009

NICK BELARDES is the illustrator of NYT Best Selling Novel West of Here (2011), author of Random Obsessions (2009), Lords and the first literary Twitter novel, Small Places (2008). A writer, poet and author, Belardes turned TV/online journalist overnight after blogging his way to success. His articles and essays have appeared on the homepage of CNN.com and other news sites across America. You can find Nick on Facebook and Twitter.

Upcoming Works

I'm working on several book-length manuscripts: Chicano literature, literary, creative nonfiction.

Recommended Links


Viva Editions, Noveltown, Algonquin Books

Interests & Hobbies

Journalism, citizen journalism, writing, creative nonfiction, reading, books, walking, exploring, people, music, news, sports, baseball, football, hockey, basketball, film, documentaries