Nakia Hill

Welcome. My name is Nakia. I'm a writer, journalist + educator who specializes in teaching women how to use writing as a tool for healing, self-care + resistance. 




Inspired by Solange’s A Seat at the Table, Water Carrier is Nakia’s debut collection of poetry. This intimate body of work is raw and heartfelt.


An intergenerational anthology featuring resilience stories written by girls and women of color ages 10-88 in Boston.


Nakia Hill specializes in managing creative writing spaces for under resourced youth and women of color. She writes through a non-fiction lens in the form of poetry and reflective personal narratives.

With a background in journalism, Nakia has fearlessly covered the Occupy Wall Street Movement and Trayvon Martin case. She has interviewed Academy Award-winning actress Monique, hip-hop legends KRS-One and Snoop Dogg.

Nakia is the founder of So Gutsy, a digital magazine chronicling the lives of independent music artists worldwide. Under her leadership she has served as a mentor and editor to more than 30 women through So Gutsy’s editorial internship program.  

Nakia received her M.A. in print and multimedia journalism from Emerson College. She proudly obtained her B.A. in broadcast journalism from Howard University.


Behind The Lens of Two Boston Urbanite Photographers

Photographers Arismendi Moronta and Roman Murray have one thing in common. They are both Boston bred artists who have an innate ability to capture the less traditional side of Beantown through their lens.

“Boston has more to show than what we’re perceived. We’re a sports town and a college town, but we’re so much more than that,” said Moronta, a self taught photographer from Dorchester.



Boston Lifestyle Brand Designers and the Road to Financial Freedom

Freeman Plat Owner Jeremy Sallee and LTHR Owner Jeremy Szechenyi are two gentlemen on the road to building financial freedom and a more stylish Boston by offering timeless accessories, footwear and apparel. Both have done so by creating high-quality lifestyle brands in their Boston homes.



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