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Nicole Dweck

"I'm a writer with an eye toward unearthing marginalized historical perspectives, bridging cultural divides, educating while entertaining and enlightening."

​Nicole Dweck holds a BA in Journalism and a Master's Degree in Global Affairs from NYU. When The Debt of Tamar, her debut novel, was independently published, it became a USA Today bestseller and received a debut fiction award from Writer's Digest, before going on to be acquired by Thomas Dunne Books, an imprint of Macmillan. It was subsequently translated into Portuguese and published under the title A Rapariga de Istambul by Edições Asa, a Portuguese publishing house.

In 2016,  Nicole  was inducted into the Brooklyn-Jewish Hall of fame and received a certificate of Congressional Recognition at the Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn, New York. 

In the fall of 2018, Nicole served as an Adjunct Instructor at New York University, teaching the course Fiction Writing Through Immersion at The Center for Applied Liberal Arts in the School of Professional Studies.

Her non-fiction works have appeared in The New York Observer as well as Haute Living Magazine. She currently serves on the board of The Moise Safra Community Center, where she moderates intellectual, political, and literary events. Nicole has faciliated discussions with best-selling authors Martha Hall Kelly, Gioia Diliberto, and Kristin Harmel as well foreign dignitaries Ambassador Ido Aharoni and Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem Fleur Hassan Nahoum. Nicole lives in New York City with her husband and children.


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