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2021 Keynote speaker's latest title featured in orlando magazine article about diversity in books

Updated: Jan 8, 2021

The Black Ink Festival's 2021 keynote speaker and author Kwame Mbalia was recently featured in an Orlando Magazine article, "In Focus: Diversity in Kids’ Books." Diversify the Classroom listed the first title of his trilogy, "Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky," as one of their favorite books for grade levels 4-5.

Mbalia just recently published the book's sequel, "Tristan Strong Destroys the World." The author will be speaking at the 2021 free virtual festival on Jan. 16.

Orlando Magazine

Mbalia led a book club about his book this summer for the Black Ink Festival. You can catch the video here.

Stay tuned for details about how to attend Black Ink 2021.

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