Author Sharon Flake joined us for CityLit Festival 2019, coming to Baltimore to speak about diversity in young adult literature. Sharon writes about Black teens, including her award-winning The Skin I’m In novel, first published in 1998. Such an experienced and essential voice! Sharon, we celebrate you!
To read more about Sharon and the novels she writes on urban youth, read this BmoreArt article for an introduction: https://bmoreart.com/2019/04/sharon-flakes-the-skin-im-in-turns-20.html