Summer 2021 Nerdacity Podcast features CHILDREN'S AUTHORS


Nerdacity Podcast is ALL NEW! this summer in June 2021 featuring middle grade and children's authors!


Vincent Kelly

Vincent Kelly is a human resources leader, husband and father. He is based in the entertaining city of Nashville, Tennessee with his wife and two sons. He loves writing stories that are filled with fun, color, life lessons, and that focus on promoting positive behavior and early learning in children. “The Awesome Things I Love” is his debut children's book. There are more works to follow as he seeks to pen books that children all over the world will grow to love.


Leslie C. Youngblood


Leslie C. Youngblood received an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

She’s been awarded a host of writing honors including a 2014 Yaddo's Elizabeth Ames Residency, the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Prize, a Hurston Wright Fellowship, and the Room of Her Own Foundation’s 2009 Orlando Short Story Prize. She received funding to attend the Norman Mailer Writers’ Colony in 2011. Her short story, “Poor Girls’ Palace,” was published in the winter 2009 edition of the Indiana Review, as well as Kwelijournal, 2014. In 2010 she won the Go On Girl! Book Club Aspiring Writer Award. In 2016 she landed a two-book publishing deal with Disney-Hyperion for her Middle-Grade novel, Love Like Sky. She works as a writing consultant for various businesses seeking assistance and Individuals looking to hone their skills. In 2019, Little, Brown for Young Readers acquired Love Like Sky and her forthcoming title, Forever This Summer, from Disney Books. Forever This Summer Publishes July 6, 2021.


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