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Nikki Pope


Nikki Pope, born in Brookhaven, Mississippi, grew up in Chicago after her parents left the south to make a better life for their family up north. She now lives in Northern California and is an attorney at Cooley LLP and is a member of the advisory board of the Northern California Innocence Project. Pruno, Ramen, and a Side of Hope, her first book co-authored with Courtney Lance, is a collection of stories by and about the wrongfully convicted. Pruno was honored with the 2015 Media Award from the Northern California Innocence Project.