Nikki Stern has written two non-fiction books: Because I Say So (Bascom Hill, 2010), and Hope in Small Doses (Humanist Press, 2012), a 2015 Eric Hoffer Montaigne Medal finalist. Her essays are included in Beyond Zuccotti Park (New Village Press, 2013) and Global Chorus (Rocky Mountain Press, 2014). Op-ed pieces have appeared in the New York Times, Newsweek, USA Today and Humanist Magazine. Nikki shares author credit on a series of interactive musical murder mysteries published by Samuel French. Several of her short stories have appeared online at Fictionique. She lives in Princeton, New Jersey.