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Browse A-Z Authors: Ln-Ls

Lockington, Mariama

  • Name(s)
    • Mariama Lockington
    • Mariama J. Lockington
  • Date of Birth
    • Atlanta, Georgia
  • Residence(s)
    • Atlanta, Georgia
    • Michigan
    • San Francisco, California
    • New York City area, New York
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • M.F.A. in Poetry, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California, 2013
    • M.Ed. in Education, Lesley University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 2009
    • B.A. in Creative Writing, Literature, and African American Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2007
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions (selected)
    • ALA Notable Middle-Grade Novel Award for For Black Girls Like Me, 2020
    • Best Book Award from The Guardian for For Black Girls Like Me, 2019
    • Best Children's Book Award from the Today Show for For Black Girls Like Me, 2019
    • Editor's Choice Award from Booklist for For Black Girls Like Me, 2019
    • Best Book Award from School Library Journal for For Black Girls Like Me, 2019
    • ALSC Notable Book Award for For Black Girls Like Me
  • Employment
    • Research Administrative Coordinator, Office of Clinical Preparation and Partnerships, University of Kentucky College of Education, Lexington, Kentucky, 2020-present
    • National Programs Manager, Inspire U.S., 2019
    • Programs Coordinator, Kentucky YMCA Youth Association, Frankfort, Kentucky, 2017-2019
    • Operations Coordinator, Safe Routes to School, Michigan Fitness Foundation, Lansing, Michigan, 2015-2017
    • Director of Education, 826NYC, New York City, New York, 2013-2015
    • Operations Manager, 826 National, San Francisco, California, 2009-2013
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Educator
    • Writer

Logan, Katherine Lowry

Katherine Lowry Logan

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  • Name(s)
    • Katherine Lowry Logan
  • Date of Birth
    • April 4, 1950
    • Rocky Mount, [North Carolina?]
  • Residence(s)
    • Rocky Mount, [North Carolina?]
    • Hometown: Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Philadelphia Institute for Paralegal Training
    • B.A. in Psychology, New Jersey
  • Life Events
  • Employment
    • Real Estate and Tax Paralegal, central Kentucky area
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer