Nikkele L. Shelton is a college English instructor, freelance editor, and novelist. In 2015 she penned her first novel, Crimson Sky, which tells the conversion story of the daughter of a voodoo priestess. She is in the process of writing her episodic sci-fi series, Almanac of the Planets.
Nikkele has received her BA and MA in English Literature from the University of Memphis. In 2016 she earned an MA in Religion in Contemporary Society from King’s College London in London, UK. While at King’s, she received the Walton Scholarship from the Department of Theology and Religious Studies. Upon graduation, she was awarded the Shelford MA Prize for best performance in her program.