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Sunday, June 14 • 3:20pm - 4:00pm
Together But Different: Diversity more than genetics

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Tracey Baptiste

Tracey Baptiste was born in Trinidad where she grew up on jumbie stories and fairy tales, and decided to be a writer at the wise old age of three. It took a few more years to get her first publishing contract though. Her debut, a Young Adult novel titled Angel’s Grace (Simon & Schuster... Read More →


Maria E. Andreu

Maria E. Andreu is a writer and speaker whose work has appeared in Newsweek, The Washington Post, NJ.com, and the Newark Star Ledger. THE SECRET SIDE OF EMPTY is her debut novel. She was born in Spain, lived in Argentina for two years, and crossed the Mexican border into the U.S... Read More →

Renee Gatz

Renee Gatz was born and raised in New Jersey, the oldest of three girls and had always been taken by the strength of character and conviction that her parents displayed. They seemed to navigate through life by holding true to their core beliefs. Those beliefs were most often exhibited... Read More →

Mary Ann McGuigan

Mary Ann McGuigan is the author of four novels for young adults, including Where You Belong, a finalist for the National Book Award, and its sequel, Morning in a Different Place, a Junior Library Guild selection. Her young adult novel Crossing Into Brooklyn will be published by Merit... Read More →

Dania Ramos

Dania Ramos is a children's author and playwright. Her debut novel, WHO’S JU, (Overdue Books/Northampton House Press) was selected as a finalist for two 2015 International Latino Book Awards. Her stage plays have been featured at Luna Stage, Dreamcatcher Rep, Playwrights Theatre... Read More →

Sunday June 14, 2015 3:20pm - 4:00pm EDT