ABOUT

 

WHAT IS NOVKOA?
A central point of reference for all of our freelance work (writing, illustration, graphic design)

WHEN DID IT BEGIN?
We started freelancing the year we got married: 2010. We started NOVKOA in 2018

WHERE ARE YOU BASED?
Los Angeles, California

WHO ARE YOU?
Patrick "Kekoa" Nichols
Morgan Novelate Harper-Nichols

WHAT DO YOU?
We are full-time freelancing creatives, documenting the journey of what we make and share with others

WHAT SERVICES DO YOU OFFER?
creative non-fiction writing (including poetry and prose), graphic design, illustration

WHAT IS NOVKOA'S GOAL?
We believe creativity is learning how to make something beautiful from what you already have. Our goal is to make things that inspire and encourage others to do the same.

WHY THE NAME?
 "Novelate" and "Kekoa" were names given to us by our mothers, Mona Harper and Jean Keliikuli-Nichols. Both outstanding women whose lives and what they created have had an enormous impact and inspiration on who we are and what we do.

HOW DID YOU MEET?
We met in college, at Point University in 2009 and got married the next year, at age 20.

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PATRICK
Accounts, Management

MORGAN
Editor, Artist, Writer, Photographer