Quintessential Listening: Poetry Online Radio Presents Nikki Grimes


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New York Times bestselling poet Nikki Grimes received the 2020 ALAN Award for outstanding contributions to young adult literature. Her distinguished works include the much-honored books Garvey’s Choice, ALA Notable book Southwest Sunrise, Coretta Scott King Award winner Bronx Masquerade, five Coretta Scott King Author Honor books, Print and Siebert Honor winner Ordinary Hazards, Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor winner One Last Word, its companion Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance, and the New York Times bestseller Kamala Harris: Rooted in Justice. She is the creator of the ALA Notable Poetry Book Come Sunday, At Jerusalem’s Gate, and Voices of Christmas, and has been featured in the pages of Image: Journal of Arts and Religion, Today’s Christian Woman, Poetry Magazine, and on the Academy of American Poets series Poem-a-Day, among others. Ms. Grimes lives in Corona, California.

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