Nicole Alexander


“”The passion I have for the land, its history and its beauty, that’s the real love story.” Nicole Alexander – The Australian Women’s Weekly 2013

Nicole Alexander is the bestselling author of six Australian Fiction novels; The Bark Cutters, A Changing Land, Absolution Creek, Sunset Ridge, The Great Plains and Wild Lands. The Bark Cutters was shortlisted for an Australian Book Industry award and both Absolution Creek and Sunset Ridge were chosen for the National ’50 Books You Can’t Put Down’, Get Reading campaign.

” Do you like sweeping outback stories of love, tragedy and redemption? I draw on 120+ years of my families bush history for my inspiration and all my novels are based around an anecdote or actual historical incidents from the past. I write what I live, work and know so the works are meaty and sweeping and authentic. Big stories for a big sky country. Our country. Australia.” – Nicole Alexander.

A passionate writer for over twenty-five years, her novels, poetry, travel, creative writing and genealogy articles have been published internationally. Nicole’s novels have been praised for their authenticity and rich historical detail.

Nicole has been profiled/appeared in National and International magazines, radio and television programs including; Time International, The Australian Women’s Weekly, ABC Landline and Radio National, among others.


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Nicole was named ‘The NSW Barwon Woman of the Year’ as part of the 2012 NSW Woman of the Year Awards. Nicole was recognised for her literary talent, the promotion of  Outback Australia through her work and providing a strong female role model for rural professionals.

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