Andrea Davis Pinkney

Andrea Davis Pinkney is the acclaimed librettist for The Snowy Day, which enjoyed its world premiere at the Houston Grand Opera. Ms. Pinkney is The New York Times bestselling and Coretta Scott King award-winning author of numerous books for children and young adults. She is a four-time NAACP Image Award nominee, recipient of both the Regina Medal and the Arbuthnot Honor Award, for her singular body of work and distinguished contribution to the field of literature. Ms. Pinkney has been inducted into the New York State Writers Hall of Fame, and has served on the creative teams for several theatrical and audio productions, including those drawn from her acclaimed books. Ms. Pinkney and her work are the subject of the Emmy-nominated short film, Andrea Davis Pinkney: National Author Engagement.