Nadia L. Hohn is a Toronto-based educator and author of six books: Music and Media in the Sankofa series, Malaika’s Costume, Malaika’s Winter CarnivalHarriet Tubman: Freedom Fighter and her newest picture book A Likkle Miss Lou about the Jamaican poet, Louise Bennett-Coverley is a celebration of this cultural icon in time for her 100th annivesary.  Her next Malaika’s Surprise will be published in 2021.  In 2019, Nadia was a touring in Alberta as a presenter in the TD Canada Children’s Book Week and the writer in residence at Joy Kogawa House in Vancouver, British Columbia. Nadia is on the planning team of the new children’s literary event, Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD) Kids Book Fest.

Events Nadia L. Hohn was involved in

  • Tayari Jones in Conversation

    Friday, November 1, 2019 - 8:00 PM

    Meet master storyteller Tayari Jones up close and personal, in rousing conversation about her multi-award winning novel, An American Marriage.


  • The Launch of Black Writers Matter

    Wednesday, February 20, 2019 - 7:30 PM

    This Black History Month, the Toronto International Festival of Authors and Kuumba invite you to celebrate the release of Black Writers Matter, an anthology of African Canadian creative nonfiction featuring works from established and emerging writers.