Nicola Rippon

Nicola Rippon was born in Derby and has a lifelong passion for both history and her home county. A former editor with Breedon Books, she is now a full-time freelance writer, and writes regularly for the Derby Evening Telegraph and Derbyshire Life. Her previous publications include Derby Our City (Breedon, 2001); she also wrote and co-produced the 1999 film Derby: A People's History. Nicola lives in Derby.