EJK Award Ceremony Highlights

The celebration has come and gone. We had a great turn out at the NYPL last night. My friends and family came out strong to share in my moment. Many thanks go to all committee members, the New York Public Library, and to the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation for such a wonderful honor. For those […]

SLJ Interview

Posted on Feb 17, 2009 in Illustration, Interviews, Uncategorized

Go here for a great interview with School Library Journal. Funny, how the world brings us all together. I met Rocco Staino last year on my way back from ALA. Serendipity would have it that he was a writer for SLJ, and ended up doing a feature on me today at the School Library Journal […]

When it rains……

Posted on Feb 11, 2009 in Art, Awards, Books, Illustration, Uncategorized

Yesterday my editor called to let me know that I am this year’s recipient of the EZRA JACK KEATS (illustration) AWARD . I am doing the happy dance. Thank you to the New York Public Library (where, ironically, I was doing research when I heard the news) for this amazing and wonderful honor! THE EZRA […]