Reginald F. Lewis Museum Book Fair

Posted on May 5, 2013 in Book Fair, Books

Yesterday I attended the Reginald F. Lewis Museum’s first African American Book Fair! It was a fantastic event with a great turnout. I am hoping that the museum will continue the fair each year and bring in more and more booklovers! The highlight of my day was seeing book friends like James and Lesa Cline […]

Jerdine Nolen and ELIZA’s FREEDOM ROAD

Posted on Feb 16, 2011 in Books, Interviews, Video

Hear Jerdine Nolen talk about her middle grade book, ELIZA’S FREEDOM ROAD, illustrated by yours truly!

ELIZA on Fuse 8

Posted on Jan 11, 2011 in Reviews

Head on over to the Fuse 8 blog to read a review of ELIZA’S FREEDOM ROAD today.  For those who are interested in the original cover as a print, head on over and find it in my Etsy shop  ;-).

Praise for Eliza

Posted on Nov 9, 2010 in Books, EAOC, Pat Cummings, Reviews, Uncategorized

ELIZA’S FREEDOM ROAD will debut in January~ Here is a bit of pre-release buzz to whet your appetites: “A story of hope, determination, and the triumph of the human spirit.” — Alma Powell, wife of former Secretary of State Colin Powell “Like the young slave girl who watches a cook ‘stirring tears into…stew,” Nolen stirs […]

Evolution of a Cover

Posted on Sep 16, 2010 in Art, Books, Design, Designers Rock, Illustration

My cover art for ELIZA’S FREEDOM ROAD, AN UNDERGROUND RAILROAD DIARY, by Jerdine Nolen has been unveiled. Here is the final jacket: Krista V., our designer, did a fantastic job with the diary concept. My original idea shows the heroine’s quilt turning into a landscape. Once you read the book, you’ll get it 😉 I’m […]