Founder and Publisher of Skirt! Magazine. Writer, editor, blue Kentucky girl exiled in South Carolina, country mouse longing for a penthouse, sometime recluse, sometime party girl. Nikki Hardin started Skirt! in 1994, sold it in 2003 and remained on as Publisher. They now have print editions in 12 cities. Nikki also haa a personal website at www.fridaville.com with examples of her essays, an online journal and a section of arty alchemic tools and tips called Creative First Aid.