nicole d. collier, ph.d. is a Georgia native and renaissance soul. After a short stint in journalism, she spent nearly two decades in education. First as an elementary school teacher, then teacher coach, learning designer, researcher, and adjunct professor.

She currently leads operations for a coaching and consulting firm, and coaches her own clients to lead happier, more authentic lives.

nicole writes contemporary MG, and dabbles in magical realism and YA.  She’s a non-competitive runner and salsera, reiki master and green-smoothie enthusiast, and has been known to do cartwheels from time to time.