Bestselling author/illustrator Vashti Harrison and award-winning author Alice Faye Duncan discuss their writing careers, inspiration, upcoming projects, and so much more. Check out this special program if you love children’s books!
Note, this program was pre-recorded.
Vashti Harrison is the #1 New York Times bestselling author-illustrator of Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History, Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World, and Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History. She is an artist and filmmaker with a passion for storytelling.
Stunningly illustrated by #1 New York Times bestselling artist Vashti Harrison, Hello, Star (written by Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic) is an inspiring story about a love of science and the importance of empathy. When a young girl learns that a bright light in the sky is coming from a dying star, she promises to keep it company until the light goes out.
Alice Faye Duncan is a National Board educator. She writes picture books to help children remember important moments from American history. Her lyrical texts include A Song for Gwendolyn Brooks; Just Like a Mama; Honey Baby Sugar Child; and Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop, which received a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor.
Chioma is the creator and founder of the lifestyle blog C’s Evolution of Style, now Chioma Brown, that she began in in 2011 after noticing a lack of representation of women that looked like her in fashion magazines and a desire to build a multifaceted functional wardrobe.
She loves styling bright and vibrant clothing, both vintage and trendy with her own unique twist. She is on a mission to empower all women to live vibrant and authentic lives that they love.
Chioma has recently transitioned to full-time blogger and content creator and is now providing styling and plant care/styling services that you can find here! After years of giving fashion tips and styling looks while working in Higher Education, she decided to give her dreams of working in her passions a real shot. She is passionate about blogging and content creation and is humbled by the partnerships, opportunities, and relationships that blogging has afforded her.