Nicole Luongo is the author of Naked Desires, a poetry book for everyone who is searching for love, delighting in love, or hoping to understand love. Nicole is a disability advocate dedicated to raising awareness for selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR), a life-changing surgery for adults and children with cerebral palsy. She has been featured in DISABILITIES by Daniel J. Vance, the nation’s best-read weekly newspaper column about people with disabilities, Good News Network, The Sun-Sentinel and more. Her HuffPost article “SDR: Life-Changing Surgery for Cerebral Palsy,” is referenced on numerous blogs and websites. In her free time, Nicole enjoys baking, cooking in her Instant Pot and working out.