Katherine Nichols is the author of Deep Water, a narrative nonfiction book published by Simon & Schuster. As a staff writer and freelancer for over 20 years, she has written hundreds of articles for a variety of publications, including the New York Times Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, Harvard Magazine, and the Associated Press. She’s also written, co-produced, and hosted travel and sports features for television.
Katherine holds an M.B.A. from the Yale School of Management, and earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of California at Los Angeles, where she was a member of the intercollegiate cross-country and track teams. An athlete since age 7, she has raced too many running, swimming, and triathlon events to count, and is a five-time qualifier and finisher of the Ironman Triathlon World Championship in Kona, Hawaii.