Nicole’s novels, poetry, travel, creative writing and genealogy articles have been published in Australia, America, Singapore, New Zealand, Germany & Canada. Non-fiction works include a poetry collection Divertissements: Love. War. Society (2008) and she was a contributor to the National Breastcancer Foundation anthology (2013) Dear Mum as well as The Great Australian Writers Collection 2013.
An in-demand speaker, Nicole’s past clients include; RaboBank, Landcare and The Community Mutual Group and she also conducts writing workshops. If you would like to discuss the possibility of engaging Nicole please send a query via the contact form on this website.
Nicole is the inaugural judge of the 2019 Colleen McCullough Residency Award for historical fiction authors, and a past judge of The Cowley Literary Award , The MacIntyre Young Writers award and the Elyne Mitchell Writing Awards.
Nicole has been profiled/featured on: Television – Chanel 10 Studio 10, ABC Landline, Channel 9 Afternoon Show, PenguinRandomHouse mini-documentary. Radio – ABC Radio National & other major networks. Print – Time Magazine, the Australia Woman’s Weekly, Elle Magazine Australia, Country Style Magazine, RM Williams Outback Magazine, The Sydney Morning Herald Good Weekend, The Sun Herald, The Daily Telegraph, The Courier Mail, The Canberra Times, Queensland Country Life, The Land newspaper, among other regional and state media.
Nicole spent a number of years working in Australia and abroad in the divergent fields of financial services and fashion before returning to agriculture.
Degrees: Bachelor of Arts (UNE) / Masters in Creative Writing & Literature (CQU)
Awards: The NSW 2012 Barwon Woman of the Year – part of the 2012 NSW Woman of the Year Awards – recognised for her literary talent and promoting Outback Australia and providing a strong female role model for rural professionals.
Memberships: ASA (Australian Society of Authors) / Royal Australian Historical Society / NSW Society of Women Writers