Past Event

Nakia Hill

Editor Nakia Hill and contributors celebrate I Still Did It: Stories of Resilience, an intergenerational anthology featuring stories written by girls and women of color ages ten to eighty-eight in Boston.

Nakia Hill is an editor, poet, and manager of 826 Boston’s Writers’ Room program, supporting K-12 teachers and students. In 2018 she was named one of seven Boston Artists-in-Residence by Mayor Marty Walsh. As an editor she explores how to influence policy with art, and collaborates with local government and creatives in the city. Her poetry focuses on the use of writing as a tool for healing and resistance.