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Andrea J. Loney

About Andrea J. Loney

Andrea J. Loney is the author of Take a Picture of Me, James VanDerZee! (Lee & Low), and Bunnybear (Whitman). Her article is based on a writers’ workshop at Kweli Journal’s annual Color of Children’s Literature Conference in New York City on April 6, 2018.

“Waiting in the Deep”: A Character Development Workshop with Rita Williams-Garcia

When I first heard about the Kweli Journal’s annual Color of Children’s Literature Conference for writers (the 2018 conference marked its seventh year), I couldn’t wait to attend. A conference dedicated to books about children of color and the people who create those books? What an amazing opportunity! And a chance to meet and learn […]