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Nikki Giovani, renowned poet, writer, educator and activist will release her latest book, A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter. The new book, possibly Giovanni’s most intimate collection yet, recalls the violence that permeated her parents’ marriage and her early life, and how she came to live with the grandparents who Giovanni credits with saving her life.

Nikki Giovani, renowned poet, writer, educator and activist will release her latest book, A Good Cry: What We Learn from Tears and Laughter. The new book, possibly Giovanni’s most intimate collection yet, recalls the violence that permeated her parents’ marriage and her early life, and how she came to live with the grandparents who Giovanni credits with saving her life.

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