Nicolette Elzie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Southern California and a Master of Fine Arts from Southern New Hampshire University. She is half Mexican, one-quarter Japanese, and one-quarter Polish. As a Writing Specialist for the local HBCU she advocated for marginalized students to find their voice in the written word. She enjoys reading, writing, playing board games, binge watching Netflix and anything DIY. Her favorite food is sushi and she’d eat if for every meal if she could. She writes fantasy novels about badasses with swords and the people who love them.