Nick Antosca is an American author of literary fiction. He is the author of four books: Fires (2006), Midnight Picnic (2009), The Obese (2012), and The Girlfriend Game (2013). Midnight Picnic was set to be published by Impetus Press, but the small publisher folded under financial pressure in the fall of 2008. Word Riot Press stepped in and the novel was published in 2009. Antosca was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and currently lives in Los Angeles, California. He is a 2005 graduate of Yale University.