Nichole Perkins

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Nichole Perkins is a writer and podcast host from Nashville, Tennessee. She frequently writes about the intersections of race, gender, pop culture, and desire. She has hosted This Is Good For You, a podcast about finding pleasure in life, and previously was a co-host of Thirst Aid Kit, a podcast about pop culture and desire. Nichole is the author of Sometimes I Trip on How Happy We Could Be, a memoir, and Lilith, But Dark, a poetry collection.


Cover Photo: This illustration shows a black woman with an afro sitting at a table and writing on a laptop. She's looking at the audience. Behind her, on the wall, there's a wallpaper of romance book covers.
Once I Publish This Romance Novel, Please Don’t (Slow) Burn Me at the Stake

After being an avid romance reader for years, I’m finally writing a romance novel—and I am terrified of messing up.

Feb 16, 2023