Courtney Nicholson

Programming Co-Chair

Courtney A. Nicholson is primarily a young adult, fantasy, and science fiction writer, but she has also explored creative nonfiction and children’s literature. She is the author of “The Heart Repair Shop” and “Pirate Talk,” which were published in The Windhover in 2013. “Pirate Talk” won a North Carolina College Media Association award.


She graduated from NC State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in Creative Writing and minors in History, Anthropology, and International Studies. She has worked in human resources and business administration. She has been writing for over 15 years.


Courtney lives in Charlotte, NC with her husband and dog. When she isn’t staring down the blank page or buried deep in a book, she’s probably either attempting to cook, training for a race, or tackling her next challenge.