Nadia L. Hohn is a dynamic “story lady” who has presented to audiences in Canada, United States, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Jamaica, and Trinidad. From the age of six years old, Nadia L Hohn began writing stories, drawing, and making books. Her first two books, Music and Media in the Sankofa Series were published by Rubicon Publishing in 2015. Her award-winning first picture book, Malaika’s Costume was published in 2016 and its sequel Malaika’s Winter Carnival 2017 by Groundwood Books. Nadia is also the author of Harriet Tubman: Freedom Fighter, an early reader by Harper Collins published in December 2018. Her latest is A Likkle Miss Lou: How Jamaican Poet Louise Bennett-Coverley Found Her Voice, published in 2019 with OwlKids. It is a nonfiction picture book about the performer, playwright, author, and Jamaican cultural ambassador, Louise Bennett-Coverley, otherwise known as Miss Lou.
FOLD Kids Academy with Kyo Maclear
Writing Young Adult Fiction with Sandhya Menon
Writing fiction for young adults–i.e. teenagers–can seem daunting at first blush, especially if you’re not a teen yourself. How do you tap into the interiority of the teenage mind to write smart, authentic characters and witty dialogue? What about teenage romance–what are the lines and where do we draw them as novelists? This webinar will focus on all those questions and more, and is targeted at writers looking to break into the world of young adult fiction writing.