NWP’s The Write Time will “Write Out” this month by welcoming poet and author Nikki Grimes discussing her new children’s book A Walk in the Woods. She is interviewed by elementary school teacher Willeena Booker and Park Ranger Maryann Zujewski.
Originally published on October 17, 2023
Willeena Booker is an inspiring educator, powerful poet, and passionate advocate of social justice. Willeena’s poetry celebrates Black Identity, diversity, and equality. Willeena writes poetry for adults as well as young readers and loves using her poetry as a catalyst for change.
Maryann Zujewski has worked for the National Park Service for over 30 years. She is currently the Education Program Manager for the Northeast Region of the National Park Service providing support and assistance to the 83 parks in states from Maine to Virginia in their efforts to provide equitable and inclusive place-based learning experiences.