Happy Nappy Storytelling Presents: Lubaya's Quiet Roar with Author Marlyn Nelson and Illustrator Philemona Williamson
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Suggested materials for post event activities: crayons , markers, stickers , letters, popsicle stick, cardboard
Marilyn Nelson is the author or translator of more than 20 books and chapbooks for adults and children. Her critically acclaimed books for young adults include A Wreath for Emmett Till and the ground breaking Carver: A Life in Poems, a Newbery Honor Book. A professor emerita of English at the University of Connecticut, she currently serves as a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, and was Poet Laureate of Connecticut, 2001– 2006.
Philemona Williamson is an artist and educator who has shown widely in the United States, Central America and most recently at her mid-career retrospective at the Montclair Art Museum in NJ and at June Kelly Gallery in NYC. She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards including The Joan Mitchell Foundation, Pollock-Krasner Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York Foundation for the Arts, amongst others. She currently teaches painting at Pratt Institute and Hunter College.