Tameka Fryer Brown
Keynote Speaker and award-winning author of That Flag, Not Done Yet: Shirley Chisholm’s Fight for Change, and Twelve Dinging Doorbells
TAMEKA FRYER BROWN writes to sow seeds of self-love, pride, connectivity, and inclusion in the hearts of children. Her picture books have won awards like the Charlotte Huck Honor Award, the Charlotte Zolotow Honor Award, and the Anna Dewdney Read Together Award. They've also been honored on best book lists by NPR, Parents Latina Magazine, Kirkus, SLJ, Bank Street College, The Little Free Library, and more. Tameka's published titles include BROWN BABY LULLABY, TWELVE DINGING DOORBELLS, NOT DONE YET: SHIRLEY CHISHOLM'S FIGHT FOR CHANGE, and THAT FLAG. Her next two books, ALL THE GREATNESS IN YOU and PRAYER IS will release in 2024 and 2025, respectively.
Learn more about Tameka and her work at tamekafryerbrown.com.
“For new writers and illustrators, conferences are valuable because you will learn so many things you didn't know you didn't know. You'll be surrounded by folks with the same passion for kidlit that you have--which is something most of us don't experience in our daily lives.”
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