Carlos Hernandez, Bank Street’s Dorothy Carter 2021 Writer-in-Residence
The Center for Children’s Literature is delighted to announce that Carlos Hernandez will be its 2021 Dorothy Carter Writer-in-Residence. Carlos has published more than thirty works of fiction, poetry, and drama, including Sal and Gabi Break the Universe, for which he won a Pura Belpré Author Award from the American Library Association. He is an English professor at City University of New York, and he loves to both play games and design them. He lives with his wife, Claire, in Queens, New York.
Carlos will work virtually with the 9/10s classrooms in April on the concept of “world building” in creative fiction writing. Follow Carlos on Twitter @WriteTeachPlay