Nikesha Elise Williams was born in 1986 in Chicago, Illinois. She attended The Florida State University where she graduated with a B.S. in Communication: Mass Media Studies and Honors English Creative Writing. Nikesha works as a news producer and was nominated for a Suncoast Chapter Emmy Award in 2013. She won the Florida Associated Press Broadcasters award for Best Breaking News in 2014. Nikesha lives in Jacksonville, Florida, but you can always find her online at Facebook.com/NikeshaElise or @Nikesha_Elise on Twitter and Instagram. Four Women is her first novel.