Nicole Baute is a Canadian writer and former journalist. Her work has appeared in a range of newspapers and literary journals including the New Quarterly, the Southern Humanities Review, the Globe and Mail, and the Toronto Star, where she was a staff reporter.
A dedicated teacher, Nicole teaches creative writing online with Sarah Selecky Writing School and has worked with students in Accra, Ghana, as part of Journalists for Human Rights. She holds a Master of Journalism from Carleton University and is a candidate for a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. In 2018, she won The Pinch Literary Award for Fiction.