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A Conversation about "Watch Us Rise"


Join Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan as they interact with teens around their new book, "Watch Us Rise."


Panelists
Ellen Hagan

Ellen Hagan is a writer, performer and educator. Her latest collection of poetry, "Hemisphere," was published by Northwestern University Press, and her poems and essays can be found in ESPN Magazine, Creative Nonfiction, Underwired Magazine, She Walks in Beauty edited by Caroline Kennedy, Huizache, Small Batch and Southern Sin....

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Renée Watson

Renée Watson is the New York Times best-selling, Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Award-winning author of "Piecing Me Together," "This Side of Home," "What Momma Left Me" and "Betty Before X," co-written with Ilyasah Shabazz, as well as two acclaimed picture books, "A Place Where Hurricanes Happen" and "Harlem's Little Blackbird," which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award....

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