Zetta Elliott

About the Author

Zetta Elliott is an award-winning author of forty books for young readers. Her first young adult poetry collection, Say Her Name, was nominated for the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award. Her picture book, A Place Inside of Me: a Poem to Heal the Heart, was a Caldecott Honoree and named a 2021 Notable Poetry Book by the National Council of Teachers of English. Her poetry has been published in We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices; New Daughters of Africa and The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South. She lives in Chicago, IL. Her website is zettaelliott.com.

David Anthony Geary is a transdisciplinary artist working in a variety of mediums, for the last 25 years incorporating painting, printmaking, collage, assemblage, sculpture, and photography into his practice. His artistic training took place in New Orleans, LA at Xavier University. David's work has been featured several times in Starbucks store designs nationally, including the flagship Reserve Roastery. His Great Migration series is on permanent exhibition at the University of Chicago. He has also designed historical city landmarks in Chicago, such as the Ida B. Wells Memorial Marker and the Great Migration Suspension Bridge Marker. This is David's debut picture book. For more information visit: http://www.davidanthonyart.com.

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