Encounters with Strangers: Short Stories of City Living & Expat Adventures


Encounters with Strangers gives new meaning to the saying, “Never talk to strangers.” NYC-transplants to SOMA will enjoy reliving the crazy city life they left behind while wanderlust readers can relate to traveling abroad in this humorous compilation of real-life interactions that happened between strangers and Nubia DuVall Wilson over the span of eight years. Starting as an obsession with compiling comical episodes on the New York City subway, Wilson’s collection of stories expanded over time to include situations while traveling and when she lived abroad in Taipei, Taiwan. From subway catfights and disgruntled panhandlers to bumping into celebrities, this book of outrageous shorts will keep readers entertained.

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  • Store Name: Cielo Press
  • Vendor: Cielo Press
  • Address: 191 Mayhew Drive
    South Orange, NJ 07079
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Nubia DuVall Wilson is an author, poet, journalist and the owner of Cielo Consulting, a boutique public relations and marketing agency. Her passion for poetry and short stories began at the young age of five and her professional writing career launched at Real Simple magazine in 2006. Shortly after, she penned a humorous blog that retold her outrageous encounters and observations of strangers in New York City and abroad called Encounters with Strangers, which become a book of vignettes with the eponymous name, published in June 2013 (Cielo Press). The Survivors Club is her first novella, inspired by her journey to heal as a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Nubia graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University with a degree in English and a minor in Religion. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, daughter and son. Learn more at www.nubiaduvall.com Connect on FacebookInstagramTwitter and on her Amazon Author Page.