Niya C. Sisk MFA writes from a visual point of view. Drawn to humor and psychological themes, her work pulls out the charm and essence of the tragic delight of being fully alive.

She is the author of “Bragging Bantering Bawling” story collection and “Po’Bird: A Wingless Bird determined to fly” illustrated children’s book and “Seducing the Muse: Get Unstuck with a Creative Love Affair.” She is the founding editor of Curly Red Stories online literary journal. She received her MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a certificate in screenwriting from UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.

Currently she is spending most of her time painting and working on a new cake cookbook: Niya Christine 


Niya’s Goodreads Books

Dog Years
Eat, Pray, Love
The Tao of Willie: A Guide to the Happiness in Your Heart
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Little Bee
Good in Bed
Little Earthquakes
Turning Life into Fiction
In the Unlikely Event of a Water Landing:: A Geography of Grief
The Lacuna
Bird Cloud
Dear Everybody
I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence
The Road
The Principles of Uncertainty
The Happiness Project
A Sick Day for Amos McGee
The Glass Castle

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