32 min

Award-Winning Author Nikki Grimes on the Power of Writing to Heal the Soul My Voice, Our Story Talks with Cielo

    • Health & Fitness

Nikki Grimes is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of over 75 children’s and young adult books. She is also a poet and journalist. Through her career, which expands more than five decades, she has won many accolades. Her recent recognitions are the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents (ALAN) Award, the 2017 Children’s Literature Legacy Award, and the 2016 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award. 

In this episode, Nikki gets brutally honest about her tough and rough upbringing. She tells us about her journey of discovering the power of words at the mere age of 6 and how writing became her tool for coping with distress and surviving adversity. 

Check out the FULL feature on Nikki here: bit.ly/thepowerofwriting

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Nikki Grimes is an award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of over 75 children’s and young adult books. She is also a poet and journalist. Through her career, which expands more than five decades, she has won many accolades. Her recent recognitions are the Assembly on Literature for Adolescents (ALAN) Award, the 2017 Children’s Literature Legacy Award, and the 2016 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award. 

In this episode, Nikki gets brutally honest about her tough and rough upbringing. She tells us about her journey of discovering the power of words at the mere age of 6 and how writing became her tool for coping with distress and surviving adversity. 

Check out the FULL feature on Nikki here: bit.ly/thepowerofwriting

To be the FIRST one to know about our episodes, get exclusive access to bonus content, and submit suggestions for guests you’d like us to invite onto the show, JOIN our MYVOS Talks 

Facebook Group: bit.ly/MYVOStalks

MYVOS (My Voice, Our Story) is an initiative created by BLENDtw. 

BLENDtw is a digital media platform focused on human stories and positive storytelling. We connect people through their human anxieties.  We stand for diversity and inclusion; our mission is to share stories to connect lives. We currently reach 1M people every month. 

Check our website: BLENDtw

Be Socially Smart and Connect With Us:

Our New IG: instagram.com/myvostalks 

Pinterest: pinterest.com/blendtw/

Twitter: twitter.com/blendtw

Need a dose of inspiration RIGHT to your inbox every week?

Subscribe to our Newsletter: bit.ly/blendtwnewsletter

Be part of our movement! Support our work so we can continue being a beacon of hope, positivity, and inspiration for people around the world.  

Become a BLENDtw Hero TODAY: bit.ly/blendtwhero (many perks included)

One more thing!! Make sure YOU subscribe to our podcast so you don't miss out on any of our episodes (EVER)

 

32 min

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