Shout Outs!


  • Massachusetts Book Awards. The Massachusetts Center for the Book honored Runaway as A Must Read.
  • Interview discussing writing biographies for young readers appeared in the Biographers International Organization’s newsletter, “The Biographers’ Craft.”


  • Book Talk at Lincoln Academy, Black History Month and CRT-Book Banning.


  • Author appearance at the Children’s Literature Festival at the University of Central Missouri.


  • Roundtable discussion of writing biographies for young readers at the Biographers International Group Conference. New York City, May 20.


  • Publication of A Long Time Coming.

Ray Anthony Shepard is available for appearances & events.

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