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.

As a business consultant, she integrates storytelling, creativity, and strategy for internal and external communications, capital raises, operations and performance optimization, and marketing for real estate development, private equity, and luxury hospitality businesses.