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I Have Notes Nicole Chung

I Have Notes
I Have Notes

Nicole Chung offers insights into building a creative life, chats with fellow authors, and answers readers’ questions about writing and craft.

A Year of Notes

A Year of Notes

‘What is one thing you can do to benefit your writing life?’ This whole year has been that for me.

I’m an author, writer, and editor whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, GQ, Time, Slate, and Vulture, among other publications. My first book, All You Can Ever Know, was a national best seller and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. My next book, A Living Remedy, will be published on April 4, 2023.

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