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ReStory YOU Event Announcement!

Since I was a guest on his podcast, Life is a Marathon,  Bruce Van Horn has been one of my greatest supporters. He’s encouraged me to step even further outside my comfort zone and has reminded me that my own journey of overcoming traumatic experiences has given me something to offer to the world.

Bruce has invited me to be one of four guest speakers at his ReStory YOU! event this October in Fort Lauderdale, Florida! I invite all of you to join me! There are seats available, and are even a limited number of scholarship admissions for those of you who can’t quite afford to come! I can’t wait to share this experience with you!

ReStory YOU

ReStory YOU guests

Follow this link to find out more!



Tanka Journal Issue #4

Thank you to the wonderful folks at Tanka Journal for publishing my tanka poem “Light Switch” in their fourth issue!

Light Switch

Deep in my abyss
I alone dwelt in darkness
Unable to love
Until in my heart I found
Love for self turned on the light

~ Nikki Anne Schmutz


You can purchase a copy of Tanka Journal #4 by clicking HERE

World Union of Poets

I am pleased to announce that I have been asked by the World Union of Poets to be the Utah, USA Representative. I am honored to be recognized by my peers, worldwide, and to be included in a circle of award-winning poets whom I look up to and strive to emulate. Poetry is my passion, my chosen form of expression. Cheers to the start of a new journey! If you’d like to be part of the World Union of Poets, Utah, USA Facebook group click HERE.

You can find out more about The World Union of Poets by clicking HERE.