Nikki Del Principe is a writer and filmmaker who grew up in Grand Rapids, MI and who now resides in Memphis, TN. She has been published in such outlets as Litro U.S., Sleet Magazine, and District Lit. In addition to her fiction work, Nikki also writes about the impacts of emerging technologies on culture and society for various magazines and media outlets. As host of the Searching for Paradise podcast, Nikki explores whether we are using technology for good or ill. She is the founder of Word Bird, LLC, a content and communications strategy company. Nikki also co-wrote and produced the indie feature film, Up on the Glass, with her film production company, Save Them Wild Dogs. An official selection of the 2020 Capital City Film Festival in Lansing Michigan and the 2020 Buffalo International Film Festival, Up on the Glass is now available to view in North America through Gravitas Ventures. Nikki earned her MFA in Writing for Screen and Television from the University of Southern California and BA in Biology from Dartmouth College.