28 Days Later – 2015

To promote awareness of black artists creating books for children, and to ensure they receive some level of collective push for their work, The Brown Bookshelf has established 28 Days Later, an annual celebration featuring 28 authors and illustrators throughout the month of February.

Our 2015 honorees* are:

 

1. C.J. Farley

2. JaNay Brown-Wood

3. Connie Schofield-Morrison

4. R. Gregory Christie

5. Dhonielle Clayton

6. Stephanie Perry Moore

7. Langston Hughes

8. Katheryn Russell-Brown

9. Jan Spivey Gilchrist

10. Jackie Wellington

11. Jesmyn Ward

12. Fredrick L. McKissack

13. Patrik Henry Bass

14. Wynton Marsalis

15. Faith Ringgold

16. Tonya Cherie Hegamin

17. Betty Bynum

18. Misty Copeland

19. Christine Taylor-Butler

20. Mildred Pitts Walter

21. K’NAAN

22. Lucille Clifton

23. Jerry Craft

24. Justina Ireland

25. Georgia McBride

26. Brandy Colbert

27. John Steptoe

28. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

*Vanguard honorees in bold

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