Sunday, August 5, 2012

My Conference Experience: Nikki Grimes

New York Times bestselling author Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include ALA Notable book What is Goodbye?, Coretta Scott King Award winner Bronx Masquerade, the novels Jazmin's Notebook, Dark Sons,and The Road to Paris (Coretta Scott King Author Honor Books).Creator of the popular Meet Danitra Brown, Ms. Grimes lives in Corona, California.

At the end of the Conference, I caught up with Nikki and she shared with us her conference experience...

Thanks, Nikki!


  1. Thank you, Nikki, for your inspiration and for being open to being inspired over and over again.

  2. So great to be able to virtually be at the conference through this great interview and blog. I love the part where Nikki told us about the nugget she heard... we write to serve our readers. I will remember that!