Illinois Libraries Present "Saying Yes to Your Story: A conversation with Kwame Alexander"

  • When Feb 08, 2023 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM (US/Central / UTC-600)
  • Where Virtual Program
  • Contact Phone 708-371-4090
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Join us for an evening of inspiration and conversation with best selling and award wining children's and young adult author and poet, Kwame Alexander, author of the Newbery Award winning book, The Crossover, Newbery Honor/Caldecott Medal winning book, The Undefeated, and most recently, An American Story, for an Illinois Libraries Present event for young people and their families. Kwame will share ways to say yes to your story and persist in the face of rejection as he shares his own publishing journey. As a creator of more than 36 books, Kwame will energize our community to harness the power of words and storytelling for change! Kwame Alexander is a poet, educator, publisher, and New York Times Bestselling author of 26 books, including Swing, Becoming Muhammad Ali, co-authored with James Patterson, and Rebound. Virtual program on Wednesday, February 8, at 7:00 pm.