Black & Published

The Book is a Breakdown with Adiba Nelson

May 03, 2022 Nikesha Elise Williams / Adiba Nelson Season 2 Episode 16
Black & Published
The Book is a Breakdown with Adiba Nelson
Show Notes

On this episode of Black & Published, Nikesha speaks with Adiba Nelson, author of the motherhood memoir, Ain't That a Mother: Postpartum, palsy, and Everything in Between.  Adiba Nelson is an author, screenwriter, retired burlesque performer, disability rights advocate, and most recently, the subject of the Emmy winning documentary, The Full Nelson. She wrote and self-published her first children’s book, Meet ClaraBelle in 2013 and  has penned several articles for Huffington Post, The Washington Post, The Lily, Parents magazine and others.  



Episode Notes
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On this episode of Black & Published, Nikesha speaks with Adiba Nelson, author of the motherhood memoir, Ain't That a Mother: Postpartum, palsy, and Everything in Between.  Adiba Nelson is an author, screenwriter, retired burlesque performer, disability rights advocate, and most recently, the subject of the Emmy winning documentary, The Full Nelson. She wrote and self-published her first children’s book, Meet ClaraBelle in 2013 and  has penned several articles for Huffington Post, The Washington Post, The Lily, Parents magazine and others.  

During the conversation, Adiba opens up about how she uses humor as her coping mechanism, how she manifested her book deal, and how running from emotional pain caught up with her in the writing of her memoir.  

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