Nicki Richesin is a freelance writer with particular interests in women’s issues, parenting, literacy, fine arts, and travel. She is the San Francisco Editor for Du Jour and a regular contributor to Sunset, Daily Candy, The Huffington Post, 7x7, Red Tricycle, San Francisco Book Review, and The Children’s Book Review.

She is the author and editor of four anthologies The May Queen, Because I Love Her, What I Would Tell Her, and Crush. Her books have been excerpted and praised in The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, Parenting, Cosmopolitan, Bust, Salon, Daily Candy, and Babble.

Nicki has worked at Red Herring magazine, the George Lucas Educational Foundation’s magazine Edutopia, and McCann-Erickson in San Francisco. She lives with her husband and daughter in northern California.

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