Gloria Pinkney

Children, Fiction, Spirituality

Gloria Jean Pinkney is an author and an ordained minister. She has written several children's books, including Back Home and The Sunday Outing. She has also collaborated on children's book projects with her husband, the artist and illustrator Jerry Pinkney. Most recently, she has published Music from Our Lord's Holy Heaven, a collection of twenty-two African-American spirituals and reverential songs; Pinkney sings the songs on an accompanying CD. She has also published a memoir, In the Forest of Your Remembrance. 

Festival Years: 2002, 2006