I’ll be at the Delaware Festival of Words in Wilmington, Delaware on February 15th.

From the website:

The Delaware Festival of Words is a free, annual event for 
middle school and high school students, teachers, and librarians. 
Now in its 18th year, the event was developed to encourage a love of 
reading and writing by introducing young adults to diverse authors and ideas. 
Workshops at the festival focus on interaction with authors, discussion of 
featured books, activities to develop writing and poetry skills,
and the opportunity for students to express themselves.

Thursday, February 15, 2018
4-8:30 p.m.
Thomas McKean High School
301 McKennan’s Church Road, Wilmington DE 19807




Want a sneak-peek at the first few chapters of Black Panther The Young Prince?

Sure you do.



I hope to see you at one of these stops this September and October, including my first Comic Con in New York!




Uh, I am incredibly excited and honored to write a middle grade book featuring Black Panther.

I’ll be working with Marvel Press, which is an imprint of Disney/Hyperion.

It is an amazing opportunity. I love the Marvel Universe characters and Black Panther has always been one of my favorites. Bringing young T’Challa to life is going to be a blast! Look for it in January of 2018.


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I’m psyched to be able to share the Big News. My publisher, Clarion Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, has just bought three new books!

It looks like I’ll be pretty busy for the next few years!

I can’t wait to get these new books into readers’ hands.

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