Brooklyn Book Festival – Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017
Children’s Day – Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017
Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of many books for children and young adults, including her most recent novel, The Red Pencil. Her books have won multiple Coretta Scott King Book Award honors and NAACP Image Award nominations. Andrea was named one of the “25 Most Influential People in Our Children’s Lives” by Children’s Health Magazine, and is among the “25 Most Influential Black Women in Business” cited by The Network Journal. Her forthcoming book, A Poem for Peter, celebrates Ezra Jack Keats and will be published during Keats’ 100th anniversary year. Andrea lives in Brooklyn with her husband, award-winning illustrator, Brian Pinkney, and their two children.