Valerie Nifora is an author and poet, who was born and raised in New York to Greek immigrant parents. For over twenty years, she has been a Marketing Communications Leader for a Fortune 50. She has served as a ghost writer for several executives and has executed award-winning campaigns using her special gift as a storyteller to inspire.
Her first book, I Asked the Wind: A Collection of Romantic Poetry explores innocence, sensuality, passion, desire, heartbreak and loss through the lens of her personal experience spanning 15 years. Her beautiful and powerful voice immediately calls forth a time of leather-bound books and invites the reader to find a comfortable chair and begin their journey through the powerful human emotion of love. She currently holds a 5-star rating on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Target. The San Francisco Book Review also granted I Asked the Wind 5-stars explaining her work as follows: “The versatility and beauty of her work easily garners Nifora’s collection 5 stars,” further explaining, “Through her words, we come to better understand that significance and beauty of a romance, regardless of how short-lived.”
She also co-authored the book, Passed Down from Mom. A Collection of Inspiring Stories About Moms & Motherhood. Valerie’s piece focuses on the life lessons her Greek mother taught her about gratitude and perspective while being raised poor. Her piece is called, “All Little Ants Need Their Mother.” Proceeds from this book will be given to charity to support mothers and children. Both book are available with several retailers including Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Target, Walmart, Apple Books, Kobo Walmart, Bookshop.org among others.
Valerie holds a B.A. in Communications from Emerson College and an M.B.A. from Fordham University. She is married and a mother of two amazing sons.
I Asked the Wind: A Collection of Romantic Poetry
We all seek love. Discover a journey of prose into our profoundest passions and heartbreaks.
From the earliest stirrings of a new romance through the grief of loss and separation, the human experience takes us along soaring highs and deep lows. Nowhere is this more breathtakingly realized than in romantic poetry, where the mere power of words evokes feelings that cross cultures and divides. In this array of poems drawing on the natural elements all around us, you'll bask in the light and darkness of life's most intense events.
Valerie Nifora's simple poetry span over a decade of memories of emotional ups and downs. From the tingling elation of first loves to the crushing pain of breakups and loss, her beautiful lyricism will immerse you in sensuality, desire, and innocence. With Nifora's delicate touch, you'll relive those passionate minutes that stretched into hours and the tormented days that felt like years, coming out at the other end cleansed and with your spirit open to possibility.
I Asked the Wind: A Collection of Romantic Poetry is a sweeping adventure into our most basic drive for intimacy. If you like raw primal emotions, touching scenes, and joyous celebrations, then you'll adore Valerie Nifora's exploration of the soul.
Buy I Asked the Wind to lose yourself in ardor today!
Passed Down From Mom
All mothers hear this: "Tell me a story." The greatest stories they have to share are the ones about being mothers.
Mothers have lessons to share with their children, their friends, spouses and even strangers. This collection of short stories is told from the viewpoint of more than a dozen different mothers from all backgrounds: they were born in different countries, with different traditions, different paths to motherhood, and different advice. The common theme they all share is their motherhood. The stories include, Valerie Nifora's, "All Little Ants Need Their Mother" about her Greek immigrant mother and a world of possibilities.
The advice of these authors works for new moms and mothers ready to share their memories alike; they cover topics like adoption, blended families, immigration stories, and post-partum depression. The stories inside touch on acceptance, worthiness, struggle, triumph, love, family and peace. Whether you are a mother yourself or have a strong bond with your own mother, the memories within this collection will resonate with you and inspire you.