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Nikki Stern has published two non-fiction books, Because I Say So (Bascom Hill, 2010), which NPR host and novelist Kurt Andersen described as embodying “even-keeled grace, tolerance and common sense,” and Hope in Small Doses  (Ruthenia Press, 2015) a 2015 Eric Hoffer Montaigne Medal finalist given to non-fiction works that inspire, provoke and redirect thought. Nikki has contributed to Beyond Zuccotti Park (New Village Press, 2013) and Global Chorus (Rocky Mountain Press, 2014). Essays have also appeared in the New York Times, Newsweek, USA Today and Humanist Magazine. She’s been a guest on NPR’s All Things Considered and CBS Sunday Morning. She shares author credit with David Landau on a series of interactive musical murder mysteries, published by Samuel French. Short stories have appeared with online literary magazines Fictionique, Foundling Review and Hobo Pancake, among others. She’s just completed a mystery novel, the first in a series about an unconventional law officer named Sam Tate.


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