Nikki Palomino

As a runaway, from the streets of NYC to the Strip of L.A., Nikki spent her youth as a punk grunge rock musician, racking up the confusion, frustration and passion and leading her to write the DAZED series, first novel DAZED (The Story of a Grunge Rocker), about the drug and music culture of the ’90s. She learned life, drugs, and alternative music touring in a van packed with the rest of the band, equipment, and groupies, playing infamous clubs like CBGB and The Bottom Line. Named Author of 2012 by Books and Authors for DAZED (The Story of a Grunge Rocker) and the novel made the Top Reads list of 2012 for Totally Booked. 2003 named Best Genre Short Story writer by Writer’s Digest, published in many horror print rags(Nightmares, Horror Show, New Blood) as well as Blonde on Blonde, hetero erotica genre detective stories for Foggy Windows Publishing 2000-2001, rock journalist formerly Los Angeles Country Examiner, Buddy Magazine, Houston Chronicle and Houston Post. Currently contributing writer for Punk Globe Magazine LA, Louder Than War UK, staff writer for Steel Notes Magazine. Recent publications include short stories for Flash Fiction Offensive, anthologies Bloody Kisses, Beautiful Disasters, Blood Games, Serrated from Phoenix Fire Publishing. Scriptwriter and co-producer 2004 Film Noir, Baby and 2007, Award-winning Dark Comedy short, The Rug, turned into TV pilot, Our Way of Life, for Fox, ABC. Feature, co-scriptwriter and co-producer, Surviving the Desert, Palomino Sisters Productions. Host of DAZED the radio show at http://whatever68radio.netinterviewing writers, rockers, and film freaks. Still Dazed (Through a Grunge Rocker’s Eyes) IN THE ABSENCE OF DAZED The Underground Diaries!/DAZEDGrungeRockerAuthor!/nikki.palomino.7