Nicola Cassidy is a writer, author and screenwriter from Co. Louth, Ireland. She is the author of three published novels; December Girl published by Bombshell Books in 2017, The Nanny at Number 43 and Adele, a bio-fictional account of the life of stage star Adele Astaire, published in March 2020 by Poolbeg Press. Nicola holds a BA in Journalism from Dublin City University and worked in political PR and marketing management before turning to a creative writing career. She was been shortlisted in a number of writing competitions, was a finalist playwright in the 2017 Wexford Literary Festival and performed as a spoken word artist. She is the Meath Writer-in-Residence for 2020. She is currently adapting a number of works for screen.