Nicola Mar is an author, poet, and essayist who believes in empowering others through her honest, uplifting prose and short poems. She is the author of five books, including three poetry collections, and several short stories.
Growing up on the Caribbean island of St. Maarten, Nicola started writing at age seven. At 18, she moved to the U.S. to continue her education, graduating with a Bachelor's degree in anthropology and a specialty in creative writing.
In 2014, Nicola published her first novel, A Red Tale, which was inspired by her childhood growing up on St. Maarten. In 2015, her second book, Santa;, was released, with a portion of the proceeds going to charities that help teenagers who struggle with depression, mental illness, and suicide.
Always seeking to connect with people, Nicola published her third poetry collection, Roses by Moonlight, in the spring of 2018.
Nicola currently resides in downtown New York City with her two dogs.