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Latest Post:  Holiday Anti-Rant



Feel like complaining this holiday season?

Don’t let me hear it.

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humanlightNikki has been invited to be the keynote speaker at the
NJ Humanist Network’s annual “HumanLight” party.
Time: December 21, 2014
12-4 PM
Place: Morris County Cultural Center
300 Mendham Road (CR 510/24)
Morristown, NJ 07960 (map & directions)
Reservations are required to attend. Please RSVP no later than December 17th.

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Read Melanie Page’s interview of Nikki in Grab the Lapels.

Meet the Writer: NIKKI STERN


Susan Mihalic interviews Nikki on her writing process.

Craft of Writing Q&A: Nikki Stern



Nikki’s essay is included in Global Chorus: 365 Voices on the Future of the Planet, which is now available for pre-order. The book will be in stores October 31st. Essayists include Stephen Hawking, Jamie Oliver, Maya Angelou, Nelson Mandela, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Mikhail Gorbachev and The 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, among others. Order through Barnes and Noble or Amazon or Rocky Mountain Books.


IMG_0543.PNGNikki has been named a runner up in the first-ever Royal Nonesuch Humor Writing Contest, sponsored by the Mark Twain House & Museum. Nikki submitted “Long Away and Far Ago,” which was also published last month in Hobo Pancakes online. The judges for the competition were Roy Blount Jr., Colin McEnroe, Lucy Ferris, Tim Federle, and Jessica Lawson.

For more information click: Mark Twain House & Museum


Psychology_Today_LogoReview in Psychology Today

“Nikki Stern, the author of Hope in Small Doses,…shares her own road toward workable hope. A very intelligent book.”
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Nikki’s first book, Because I Say So: Moral Authority’s Dangerous Appeal, has been re-released in digital form. The book is currently available for Kindle and Kindle apps on Amazon. Other e-formats are expected to follow.
For more information, click here.


Hear Nikki talk to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.about her book,
Hope in Small Doses: