Nicki Salcedo is an Atlanta native and graduate of Stanford University. Her romantic suspense novel All Beautiful Things earned her the Maggie Award of Excellence and a Golden Heart nomination. She writes weekly columns for the Atlanta based newsites Decaturish.com and AtlantaLoop.com. She has published two collections essays based on these editorials. She writes about life in the South and beyond. She has appeared at the Decatur Book Festival, Georgia Center for the Book, and on the radio with GBP's On Second Thought. She's also taken the stage as part of the Listen To Your Mother and Write Club Atlanta. She is a speaker, writer, and catalyst. Nicki thinks everyone should write and loves connecting with readers.