August 30, 2012 Prolific children’s author and Nashville native Patricia McKissack has been honored for her picture book Never Forgotten. The PEN American Center recently awarded McKissack the PEN/Steven Kroll award, which, according to the PEN website, “acknowledge[s] the distinct literary contributions of picture book writers.”
McKissack is the first-ever recipient of this annual award. Read more about McKissack’s recognition on the St. Louis Post-Dispatch website.
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