The super-savvy, super-smart author Renée Watson (her most recent young adult novel, PIECING ME TOGETHER, is out now!) and founder of the I, Too Arts Collective, talks taking herself seriously as a writer from a young age, creative therapy for young people, and finding people who are about something.
Renée Watson Show Notes
An article about Mulugeta Seraw, an Ethiopian student killed by three neo-Nazis in Portland.
BEEZUS AND RAMONA by Beverly Cleary
Lucille Clifton (poet)
Gwendolyn Brooks (poet)
A PLACE WHERE HURRICANES HAPPEN by Renée Watson
THIS SIDE OF HOME by Renée Watson
WHAT MOMMA LEFT ME by Renée Watson
Community-Work Project (NYC education organization)
DreamYard (NYC education organization)
Christian Robinson, illustrator
Langston Hughes, “I, Too”