Official Bio

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Nicole Evelina is a USA Today bestselling author of historical fiction, non-fiction, and women’s fiction whose six books have won more than 40 awards, including four Book of the Year designations. The TV/movie option for her book Madame Presidentess, was recently acquired by Fortitude International.

Nicole was named Missouri’s Top Independent Author by Library Journal and Biblioboard as the winner of the Missouri Author Project in 2018. Her fiction tells the stories of strong women from history and today, with a focus on biographical historical fiction, while her non-fiction focuses on women’s history, especially sharing the stories of unknown or little-known figures.

Nicole’s writing has appeared in The Huffington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Independent Journal, Curve Magazine and numerous historical publications. She is one of only six authors who completed a week-long writing intensive taught by #1 New York Times bestselling author Deborah Harkness.

She is also a frequent speaker and lecturer at local, national and international academic, writing and historical conferences.

Nicole is a member of and book reviewer for Historical Novel Society, and member of Novelists, Inc., BIO (Biographers International Organization); Romance Writers of America (PAN), St. Louis Writer’s Guild, Alliance of Independent Authors, and the International Arthurian Society – North American Branch.