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Day 4: R. Gregory Christie

R. Gregory Christie is known today as a multi-award winning illustrator , who’s accolades include art for the New Orleans Jazz festival’s Congo square poster, imagery for the 2013 United States Postal office’s Kwanzaa stamp and even a 2010 NAACP Image award for his work in the book “Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, [ Read the full article… ]

Day 3: Connie Schofield-Morrison

What happens when a 19 year old poet and songwriter marries her high school sweetheart who’s a professional dancer? He becomes a celebrated artist and illustrator, and she becomes the Chief Executive Officer of a successful family business, Morrison Graphics. Since 1999, Connie Schofield Morrison has managed the business aspects of Morrison Graphics while simultaneously taking [ Read the full article… ]

Day 2: JaNay Brown-Wood

As far back as she can remember, JaNay Brown-Wood loved to write. Whether spinning tales about a Tyrannosaurus Rex named Taylor or weaving mysteries that put her in the starring role as Detective JaNay, stories called to her as a child. She filled notebooks with her imaginings and dreamed of seeing her words in print. Dream turned to destiny when grown-up JaNay won [ Read the full article… ]

DAY 1: CHRISTOPHER JOHN FARLEY

  Many people may know, and recognize Christopher J. Farley as the Senior Editor for the Wall Street Journal, where he penned informative editorials, and conducted numerous interviews with famous actors and musicians. Today, we want to spotlight Mr. Farley for his work in children’s literature, as author of GAME WORLD, a  middle-grade fantasy novel [ Read the full article… ]