NiFtY Author Ebony Joy Wilkins

Ebony Joy Wilkins is the author of Sellout, a young adult novel featuring an African American girl who undergoes the aching process of finding herself. It’s fantastic. You should go read it. In the meantime, learn a little bit more about Ebony and her writing. March 9, 2011 BH: For those in our studio audience … Continue reading

Sellout by Ebony Joy Wilkins

The set-up: After a horrifying onstage experience, NaTasha, the only African American in her suburban school, decides to spend a few weeks with her grandmother in Harlem, where she’ll volunteer at a crisis center for girls her age. Main character’s goals: I don’t think NaTasha’s goal was entirely clear, at least not in her mind. … Continue reading

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