Sunday Sep 17

Festival Day & Literary Market

Borough Hall, Brooklyn

Saturday Sep 16

Children’s Day

MetroTech Commons, Brooklyn

September 11 - 17

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Sean Qualls


Sean Qualls is the co-illustrator, with his wife, Selina Alko, of the celebrated picture books Two Friends by Dean Robbins and The Case for Loving. He also illustrated Giant Steps to Change the World by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee, Little Cloud and Lady Wind by Toni Morrison and her son Slade, Dizzy by Jonah Winter, and Before John Was a Jazz Giant by Carole Boston Weatherford, for which he received a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor. He finds inspiration everywhere, from old buildings, nature, fairy tales, black memorabilia, and outsider art to cave paintings, African imagery, mythology, music, and his native Brooklyn.

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