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Author of "Mama's Girl," Veronica Chambers

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Author of "Mama's Girl," Veronica Chambers Wednesday, June 27, 7:30 pm Niederer Auditorium, Wetherill Visual Arts Center Veronica Chambers is best known for her critically acclaimed memoir, Mama’s Girl which The New Yorker called “a troubling testament to grit and mother love… one of the finest and most evenhanded in the genre in recent years.” Born in Panama and raised in Brooklyn, her work often reflects her Afro-Latina heritage. She co-authored Chef Marcus Samuelsson’s young adult memoir Make It Messy , and has written more than a dozen books for young people, including Celia Cruz Queen of Salsa , Amistad Rising , Double Dutch , Marisol and Magdalena , and the Amigas series, as well as adult fiction and nonfiction. She has been a senior editor at the New York Times Magazine , Newsweek , and Glamour , and is currently a JSK Knight fellow at Stanford University. Sponsored by the graduate program in children's literature and children's book illustration.

Author of "Mama's Girl," Veronica Chambers