Nicole Blades is a novelist, speaker, and journalist born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, now currently living in New England with her husband and their son. In addition to her three previous novels HAVE YOU MET NORA?, THE THUNDER BENEATH US, and EARTH’S WATERS.

Nicole’s magazine features and cover stories have been published in The New York Times, Runner’s World, Women’s Health, Good Housekeeping,, and more. She has been a presenter and guest speaker at conferences such as The Muse & the Marketplace; Well-Read Black Girl Festival; Writer’s Digest Conference; the Women’s Fiction Writers Association Retreat, and the Surrey International Writers’ Conference. 

For more, visit You may also find her on social media: TikTok, Instagram, and Twitter.

Nicole is co-represented by Carolyn Forde and Lisa Rambert-Valaskova.

Welcome to Transatlantic Nicole!