February 17, 2020
Blogpost #5: I READ CANADIAN x BLACK HISTORY MONTH = #BlackCanadianAuthor Celebration
On February 19, 2020, thousands of schools and libraries across Canada will be reading books by Canadian authors. I Read Canadian Day started off as an idea by author Eric Walters in response ...
February 16, 2020
Blogpost #4: START TO FINISH, The Story Behind the Story 2- A Likkle Miss Lou
In this second instalment of my START TO FINISH, The Story Behind the Story series, I focus on my latest picture book A Likkle Miss Lou: How Jamaican Poet Louise Bennett Coverley Found ...
February 10, 2020
Blogpost #3: START TO FINISH, The Story Behind the Story 1- Harriet Tubman Freedom Fighter
(All photo credits: Nadia L. Hohn) I think my journey to becoming a published author is the combination of five things— luck, need, hustle, talent, and grit. I have traditionally published ...
February 07, 2020
Blogpost #2: My Top 5 Picture Book Trends (that are Here to Stay)
Five years ago, I became an author. My first two books, Music and Media, were published as part of the Sankofa: Black Heritage Collection series by Rubicon Publishing (2015). I was ecstatic ...
February 03, 2020
Blogpost #1: Meet Nadia L. Hohn, or selected musings of a Black-Canadian djeli
Here ye! Here ye! My name is Nadia L. Hohn and I am proud to be the February 2020 Open Book writer-in-residence. Not only do you get to read my posts about writing, #kidlit, and Canadian publishing ...