Butler Lecture Featuring Andrea Davis Pinkney

Date(s): 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 - 6:00pm

 

Andrea Davis PinkneyAndrea Davis Pinkney is a well-known children’s book editor and New York Times-bestselling author with a number of award-winning books to her name, including Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America (2012) for which she received the Coretta Scott King Author Award; picture-book biographies of major figures such as Duke Ellington (1998), Ella Fitzgerald (2002), and Alan Ailey (1995); and Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down (2010), which won the Anne Izard Storytellers’ Choice Award. Many of her books are illustrated by her husband Brian Pinkney, who is also an award-winning children’s book creator in his own right. Their upcoming book together, Martin Rising: Requiem for a King, features Andrea's poetic requiem accompanied by Brian's lyrical and colorful artwork, will be published in January 2018. 

 

The Lecture is free and open to the public, with registration required. Registration will open in January.

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