Louise Nicholas was born in Port Lincoln, South Australia and currently lives in Adelaide. She was a teacher for many years and still teaches part time as a relief teacher.
A collection of her poetry, The Red Shoes, was published by Wakefield Press and Friendly Street Poets as part of their ‘New Poets’ series. She was co-author, with Jude Aquilina, of WomanSpeak, also published by Wakefield Press. A chapbook, Large, was published by Garron Publishing. Louise has also published three chapbooks of humorous verse. She was an editor, with rob walker, of Friendly Street Thirty.