Sherley Anne Williams, poet, author, and social critic, is April 11 Poet of the Day. Read more about this multitalented poet below.
Poetry Foundation: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/sherley-anne-williams
Black Past: http://www.blackpast.org/aaw/williams-sherley-anne-1944-1999
Voices From the Gap: http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/williamsSherley.php
Youtube videos: “Dessa Rose” (novel written by Sherley Anne Williams): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-nQzDMQHp4, “Dessa Rose Trailer”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rTo3Y3J16o
Andrea Davis Pinkney, award winning author and publishing executive, is Day 30 Woman of the Day. Read more about this multitalented woman below.
Voices From the Gap: http://voices.cla.umn.edu/artistpages/pinkneyAndrea.php
Library of Congress National Book Festival: http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=6032
2014 Arbuthnot Lecture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LC5y1RTGEZQ
Books by Andrea Davis Pinkney: http://www.bing.com/search?q=Books+by+Andrea+Davis+Pinkney&FORM=QSRE6
Author and Playwright Pearl Cleage is Day 20 Woman of the Day. A prolific writer of several books and plays including “What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day”, “Flying West” and more. Read more about this multitalented writer below.
Black Past.org: http://www.blackpast.org/aah/cleage-pearl-1948
Youtube videos: AARP Black Community Bookclub: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wL-F6BrDFRg, reading from her memoir “Things I Should Have Told My Daugher”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnFkhlQJZHg
Award-winning author and illustrator, John Steptoe is spotlighted in Day 27 28 Days Later Campaign. Read about this talented author/illustrator here: http://thebrownbookshelf.com/2015/02/27/day-27-john-steptoe/
Brandy Colbert, author of her first published novel, Pointe, is the featured author for Day 26 28 Days Later Campaign. Read about this multi-talented author here: http://thebrownbookshelf.com/2015/02/26/day-26-brandy-colbert/
Day 22 features author/illustrator Jerry Craft, author of the book, The Offenders, and illustrator of the book, The Zero Degree Zombie Zone. Read about this versatile author/illustrator here: http://thebrownbookshelf.com/2015/02/23/day-23-jerry-craft/
Lucille Clifton, award winning poet and author of the acclaimed Everett Anderson series, is featured in Day 22 of the 28 Days Later Campaign from The Brown Bookshelf. Read about this multi-talented writer here: http://thebrownbookshelf.com/2015/02/22/day-22-lucille-clifton/
Mildred Pitts Walter, author of several books including Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World, Suitcase and others, is the featured author for Day 20 28 Days Later Campaign. Read about this multi-talented author here: http://thebrownbookshelf.com/2015/02/20/day-20-mildred-pitts-walter/