Nikki Grimes

October Beats and Nikki Grimes’ 68th Birthday!

A cover of one of Nikki Grimes' many books about life and love, "Welcome Precious."This October we are taking a moment to celebrate famed author and poet Nikki Grimes and her 68th birthday. This fantastic and heartfelt force of nature has been exploring poetry and presenting it to the world since she was 6.