ABOUT NIKKI LOFTIN

  • Nikki Loftin is the author of three Middle Grade novels: Wish Girl, which the New York Times called “a quietly poetic story about psychological truths” and which will be published in Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, French, and Italian; the multiply starred-reviewed Nightingale’s Nest, named as “the next great book” by the Children’s Literacy Foundation; and The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy, winner of the Writer’s League of Texas Book Award 2013. Holding an MA from UT Austin in English/Fiction Writing, Nikki teaches writing workshops and presents keynote speeches at schools and conferences in the U.S. and abroad.

    Her short children’s fiction has appeared in Boy’s Life and Pockets, as well as in print anthologies and online magazines. www.nikkiloftin.com

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    Facing the Panthers


    2010