Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich, Dorothy Carter 2024 Writer-in-Residence
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich is the NAACP Image-Award nominated author of several children’s books, including Operation Sisterhood, It Doesn’t Take a Genius, and Two Naomis, co-authored with Audrey Vernick. She also writes picture books, easy readers, and nonfiction like Makeda Makes A Birthday Treat, Saving Earth: Climate Change and the Fight for Our Future, and Someday Is Now: Clara Luper and the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-Ins.
Olugbemisola was born in NYC, then spent many years as the “new kid” at a lot of schools in different cities. Now, she lives with her family back in NYC where she writes, makes things, talks back to her cat, and needs to get more sleep. Find her online at olugbemisolabooks.com