"Weightless" author Evette Dionne is a journalist, editor and culture critic. She is the former editor-in-chief of Bitch Media and the current executive editor of YES! Media. "Lifting as WE Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box," Dionne's middle-grade nonfiction book about Black women suggragists, was nominated for a National Book Award and won a Coretta Scott King author honor. She lives in Denver with her partner and her two pets, and they are likely listening to Beyonce' right now.
Awards: Coretta Scott King author honor, longlisted for the National Book Award
Communities: LGBTQ+, African American