Nikkya Hargrove

Nikkya Hargrove
Title: Writer & Vice President of Operations & Programs at Harboring Hearts
Education: Bard College, Mercy College
Location: Connecticut
Expertise: Nonprofit, program development, journalism

Nikkya Hargrove is an alum of Bard College and a 2012 Lambda Literary Fellow. She has written for The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, Taproot Magazine, Elle, and more. Her memoir, Mama: A Black, Queer Woman’s Journey to Motherhood, is forthcoming from Algonquin Books. She lives in Connecticut with her family and is a former staff writer for Scary Mommy.


Nikkya is a writer seeking to not only give hope to her readers through her work, but to remind others that they do not walk this life alone.

Family means love.

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