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Ekua Holmes

About Ekua Holmes

Ekua Holmes is the winner of a 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Illustrator Honor Award for Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement (Candlewick).

Voice of Freedom: Illustrator Ekua Holmes’s 2016 BGHB NF Honor Speech

I am extremely honored to be here. Not in my wildest dreams did I imagine work that I’ve done being honored in this way. It’s my maiden voyage. I’m so fortunate that I worked with an amazing publisher, Candlewick; I worked with an amazing and prolific author, Carole Boston Weatherford; and I worked on an […]