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Nakia Hill

October 20, Dudley Square
Nakia Hill is the author of two books: Water Carrier (2018) and I Still Did It (2019). She was named one of seven 2018 artists-in-residence for the City of Boston. The author, educator, and journalist specializes in launching creative writing and publishing programs for students who live in urban communities. She writes through a nonfiction lens in the form of poetry and reflective personal narratives. She believes writing can be used as a tool for healing, self-care, and resistance. Hill is currently writing her memoir. She works in Roxbury as the Writers' Room Director at 826 Boston.