Fredrick McKissack


Fredrick McKissack (1939-2013) was a children's author best known for his collaborations with his wife, Patricia McKissack. Three of their books won Coretta Scott King Awards: A Long Hard Journey: The Story of the Pullman Porter, The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural, and Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters.

Festival Years: 2000