Nicole received her B.A. in English from the University of Redlands and her M.A. in English from San Francisco State university. Also she attended an MFA program at UC Riverside. She has taught for more than 15 years at both of public and private schools. She also is a lecturer at several community colleges and universities. She is an accomplished writer and has had several short stories published in journals and literary magazines. She enjoys reading, Amazon T.V., hanging out with her dog Rosie and interacting with students from all over the world.