Martha Nichols

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Martha Nichols is editor in chief of Talking Writing, an online literary magazine and nonprofit organization based in Cambridge, Mass.

She is also a contributing editor at the Women’s Review of Books (WRB) and a faculty instructor in the journalism program at the Harvard University Extension School, where she teaches magazine writing. A former associate editor at the Harvard Business Review and WRB, Martha has published widely in publications such as Utne Reader, Adoptive Families, Brain, Child, and Salon.

Martha is also a fiction writer, a poet, and an adoptive mom. She lives in Cambridge with her husband and 11-year-old son. They have also lived in Singapore and traveled to Vietnam, her son's birth country, several times. She blogs at Athena’s Head and can be found on Twitter @Athenas_Head.

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