Writers@the Carr: An artist residency program bringing together notable scholars, authors, artists, and musicians of color for humanities-themed public discussions, collaborations, and presentations to the Carr Center in Detroit. A core focus is to investigate how the humanities engages with urban environments. A youth component, “A Day @ The Carr,” provides workshops to Detroit-area students traditionally underserved in arts programming.
Brave Books, A Division of Aquarius Press
20615 Fenkell #23096
Detroit, MI 48223
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MEET THE TEAM:
H. Buchanan is the founder of Brave Books and publisher of its parent company, Aquarius Press. A writer, Humanities scholar and multimedia producer, Buchanan has been championing books by and about writers of color for nearly two decades. Keenly aware of the need for more diverse books for YA readers, she created Brave Books. A three-time fellow, (including a Eureka Fellowship working with young adults), Buchanan conducted research in cognitive psychology on how children learn to read. She has taught for various programs, including Coleman A. Young Scholars Program, and also created the Detroit Writer’s Guild Young Authors Program (YAP). For more, visit https://about.me/heatherbuchanan