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Virtual Event Features Award-Winning Author

April 4, 2022

Author Sharon G. Flake will be the featured speaker at the Pitt-Greensburg Children’s Literature Conference free virtual event at 6 PM on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Following the author’s talk, there will be a question-and-answer session.

Sharon G. Flake

Flake’s latest novel, The Life I’m In, is a 2021 Kirkus Prize finalist. It has also been named a top ten book of the year by ALA and Kirkus, and is considered one of the most anticipated sequels of the decade.

The Life I’m In is the sister novel to Flake’s groundbreaking book, The Skin I’m In. Now considered a modern classic, The Skin I’m In has sold almost two million copies worldwide and has been translated into numerous languages. The novel is required reading in classrooms and communities around the globe. 

Since its publication, Flake has authored over a dozen books, winning multiple Coretta Scott King Honor Awards, ALA Notable and Top Ten Recommended Books citations, and an NAACP Image Award Nomination, among many accolades. For more information on Sharon G. Flake, please visit her website.

For more information and Zoom registration for this event, visit the conference website. This is a great (free!) opportunity for educators, parents, librarians, and readers in general to hear insights from an award-winning author.

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