Jacqueline Woodson is the author of more than two dozen award-winning books for young adults, middle graders, and children; among her many accolades, she is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a three-time National Book Award finalist, and a two-time Coretta Scott King Award winner. She was named Young People’s Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation in 2015 and was also named the 2018 Ambassador for Young People’s Literature by the Library of Congress. Her two most recent books are Red at the Bone, for adults, and Before the Ever After, for youth. Red at the Bone was an NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) finalist for outstanding literary work in fiction. Sponsored by the Fest’s Book Club Campaign.
This event will take place on the Zoom platform. Free registration is required.