Dhonielle Clayton

Dhonielle Clayton

Dhonielle Clayton is a New York Times bestselling author of multiple books for teens and middle grade, COO of the non-profit We Need Diverse Books, and CEO of the diversity-focused lit packaging company Cake Literary. She’s a former elementary and middle school librarian. She earned an M.A. in children’s literature from Hollins University and an M.F.A. in writing for children at The New School.