Nneka J. Howell

Nneka J. Howell (Lady Poet) was born on May 17, 1990 on the south side of Chicago, IL. With passionate experience in writing short stories, music lyrics, and poetry for over fifteen years, she has become one of the most influential poets of her generation. Nneka is currently a Graduate student at Governors State University in Business & Public Administration. In May of 2012, she graduated with her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Illinois with distinction and honors in the department of Communication. She is also the author of “A Poet’s Heart” and “Real Women Get Their Hands Dirty”. To her, writing is more than just ink on paper. She refers to writing as a personal reminder that every idea can become an action and every action is an opportunity.