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Renée Watson


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Renée Watson

AUTHOR OF WATCH US RISE (WITH ELLEN HAGAN), BETTY BEFORE X, PIECING ME TOGETHERTHIS SIDE OF HOME AND WHAT MOMMA LEFT ME

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Bio: Renée Watson is the New York Times bestselling, Newbery Honor, and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author of Piecing Me Together, This Side of Home, What Momma Left Me, and Betty Before X, co-written with Ilyasah Shabazz, as well as two acclaimed picture books: A Place Where Hurricanes Happen and Harlem’s Little Blackbird, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award. She is the founder of I, Too, Arts Collective, a nonprofit committed to nurturing underrepresented voices in the creative arts, and currently lives in New York City.

Website: reneewatson.net
Renee's Twitter: @reneewauthor
Awards and Honors: TAYSHAS Reading List 2018 (Piecing Me Together), Lone Star Reading List 2018 (Piecing Me Together), TAYSHAS Reading List 2017 (This Side of Home) 

Earlier Event: November 28
Megan Whalen Turner
Later Event: November 29
Kasie West