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Roxane Orgill

About Roxane Orgill

Roxane Orgill is the winner of the 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Picture Book Author Award for Jazz Day (Candlewick).

Jazz Day: Author Roxane Orgill’s 2016 BGHB Picture Book Award Speech

When I’m asked how this book came to be, I usually say that I was at a party and a woman I hadn’t met before, a person in children’s book publishing, said, “Someone should write a book about the famous Harlem jazz photograph.” That’s true. But it’s not the whole story. Jazz Day began much […]