Social Justice Children’s Book Holiday Fair

Saturday Dec 08 2018   10:00 AM
Destiny Arts Center  970 Grace Ave, Oakland, CA  map

Laura Atkins be part of the Social Justice Children’s Book Holiday Fair this Saturday, December 8th, at Destiny Arts in Oakland. You can see the fantastic array of authors, artists, performers and organizations who will be there. Come and do all of your holiday shopping in one place! You can find out more at the Facebook event page.

Laura Atkins

Laura Atkins is an author, teacher, and independent children’s book editor with over twenty years of editorial experience. She worked at Children’s Book Press, Orchard Books, and Lee and Low Books, helping to produce winners of the Coretta Scott King Award and American Library Association Notable Book selections, among others. She taught creative writing at the National Centre for Research in Children’s Literature (NCRCL) in London, where she also received her M.A. in children’s literature, and she completed her M.F.A. in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts in 2016. In addition to cowriting Fred Korematsu Speaks UpLaura is the author of the lighthearted picture book Sled Dog Dachshund (Minted Prose Press). Passionate about diversity and equity in children’s books, Laura is based in Berkeley, California, where she lives with her daughter. Find out more at