COO, We Need Diverse Books | Author, The Belles
Dhonielle Clayton is the author of New York Times bestseller The Belles and coauthor of the Tiny Pretty Things series. She grew up in the Washington, DC, suburbs on the Maryland side. A former teacher and middle school librarian, Dhonielle is cofounder of CAKE Literary, a lit development company, and COO of the nonprofit We Need Diverse Books.
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