About The Author
With the support of her single-father and tias, she earned dual master’s degrees in creative writing and education at the University of Notre Dame. Because of the infinite love of her soul mate, she wrote The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary and The Book of Love. As a teacher, she has dedicated herself to expanding access to diverse literature for all children. NoNieqa lives in Ashburn, VA, with her soulmate Miguel, her two beloved beastie children, felines Black Magic and Eartha, gecko Athantas, and nefarious guinea pigs Cookie Dough and Friskette.
NoNieqa writes because ALL should see themselves in the books they read. She believes passionately in student’s voice and wants to hear from you! #DiversityShallSetUsFree – #YouMatter