Nikki Grimes, author of From the Desk of Zoe Washington, is interviewed by Eastern Illinois Writing Project Director, Terri Fredrick and her 7th-grade daughter, Tesla.
Originally published on April 18, 2023
Terri Fredrick is a Professor of English and Writing Center Director at Eastern Illinois University. She is also the director of the Eastern Illinois Writing Project. She and her daughter have read three of Janae Marks’s novels together.
Tesla, Terri’s daughter, is a 7th-grade student in Champaign Illinois. She enjoys theater, basketball, dance, and track. She loves Janae Marks’s books.