Had a blast meeting young readers and signing advanced reader's copies!
Presenting my workshop: Channel Your Inner Nonfiction Nerd.
Co-presenting with Kelly Calabrese: Breaking Down Barriers, Writing & Critiquing Across Racial Lines
Guest Speaker for the Lilla Rogers International Artists' Retreat. Presented workshops on fiction & nonfiction picture books.
Honored to have received this award, which will aid in promo efforts for "Like Vanessa."
I had the honor of being hosted by Karyn Parsons, star of the iconic TV, "The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" and Founder of Sweet Blackberry! Thank you Karyn!
I'll be teaching the following courses at conferences this year:
*Channel your Inner Nonfiction Nerd, New England SCBWI Spring Conference
* Reading & Writing Across Racial Lines (with Kelly Calabrese), New Jersey SCBWI Summer Conference
Now booking school visits for 2017-2018 school year. Speaking topics include:
* The Ins & Outs of Making a Picture Book
* Channel Your Inner Nonfiction Nerd
* The Author Journey
* Writing Diverse Books