ichole Bernier is a writer and editor specializing in profiles, narratives, and essays for publications including Conde Nast Traveler, NPR, Boston Magazine, ELLE, Men's Journal, Health, Psychology Today, and various alumni magazines, and author of the novel The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. (Crown/Random House).

She also offers copyediting and content consulting for corporations and organizations, developing messaging and materials for industries including technology, higher education, renewable energy, land use, politics, and medicine.

Nichole has a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism specializing in narrative nonfiction, and enjoys working with high school students developing college application essays with their own voice and style.

She lives in metrowest Boston with her family and a Bernese Mountain Dog, two cats, intermittent foster kittens and orphaned wildlife, a small flock of chickens, and two beehives.