Nicole Givens Kurtz is the author of four published novels; three as Nicole Givens Kurtz and one collection of short stories as Elisabeth Gordon. She also has four novels (three under contract) under a pen name. Her science fiction novels have been named as finalist in the 2006 Fresh Voices in Science Fiction (Zephyr Unfolding), EPPIE Finalist in Science Fiction (Browne Candidate) and DREAM REALM Finalist in Science Fiction (Browne Candidate).
Nicole has taught at the University of New Mexico, Gallup and at middle schools. Her short stories have appeared in such noted publications as Anotherealm, Tales of the Talisman, Orpheus Romance and Wild Child Press. In addition to fiction, her nonfiction articles have appeared in AFRIQUE Newsmagazine as well as Moondance, and ePregnancy.
Nicole is a founding member of the Carl Brandon Society and a member of the National Association of Women Writers.