Wrisistence: The Written Word as a Vehicle for Social Awareness and Change
The speaker will be Nic Stone, an acclaimed writer of teen and young adult fiction.
Nic Stone was born and raised in a suburb of Atlanta, GA. After graduating from Spelman College, she worked extensively in teen mentoring and lived in Israel for a few years before returning to the US to write full-time. Growing up with a wide range of cultures, religions, and backgrounds, Stone strives to bring these diverse voices and stories to her work. One of her most popular books is 'Dear Martin.'
The MLK, Jr. Memorial lecture is an annual Wellesley event that pays tribute to the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and his enormous contribution to advancing civil rights in the United States by leading and inspiring legislative, administrative, behavioral, and attitudinal changes.
ORGANIZER(S): Wellesley College