Position/Title: Writer/Editor/Educator
Company: Paper-Pencil-Pen
Website: www.nicolerzimmerman.com/
Contact: https://www.nicolerzimmerman.com/contact/

NICOLE R. ZIMMERMAN is a 2019 recipient of the Discovered Awards for Emerging Visual and Literary Artists, a program produced by Creative Sonoma and made possible, in part, with funds from the National Endowment for the Arts. She holds an MFA in Writing from the University of San Francisco and is an alumna of Lit Camp, a juried writers conference. Her Pushcart-nominated work appears in anthologies, literary journals, and newspapers including The Best Women’s Travel WritingLos Angeles Times and Creative Nonfiction.

Nicole freelanced as a reporter for Petaluma Patch, as a Towns correspondent for The Press Democrat, and as a longtime copywriter/editor for Viator, a TripAdvisor company. She has taught creative writing in after-school programs and is an AWA Affiliate, certified to lead workshops in the Amherst Writers & Artists method. She hosts Shut Up & Write!™ sessions every Tuesday at 9:30 AM at JavAmoré Cafe  in Penngrove. RSVP at Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/shutupandwritewinecountry/

Why are you at WORK?: WORK offers a space to network and get some work done—out of my pajamas! I enjoy checking off tasks from my to do list in Study Hall.