Denver Nicks (born c. 1984) is a journalist, writer, producer, and a regular contributor to TIME. He is the author of Private: Bradley Manning, WikiLeaks, and the Biggest Exposure of Official Secrets in American History. His second book, Hot Sauce Nation, is set for release in 2016.

Nicks holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and international studies from Southern Methodist University and a master’s from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.