Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich is a 1-Time AALBC.com Bestselling Author
Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich is the author of several children’s books, including 8th Grade Superzero, Two Naomis, co-authored with Audrey Vernick, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award, It Doesn’t Take A Genius, Operation Sisterhood, Above and Beyond: NASA’s Journey to Tomorrow, Saving Earth: The Climate Crisis and the Fight for Our Future, and the picture books Someday Is Now and Mae Makes A Way.
She is a member of the Brown Bookshelf, and editor of the We Need Diverse Books anthology The Hero Next Door. She’s worked as a freelance writer and contributing editor at various magazines, including her childhood faves Right On!, Word Up!, and Rap Masters. Olugbemisola has worked extensively in youth development, at community organizations and New York City schools. She was twice awarded a public service fellowship by the Echoing Green foundation to work on a creative arts and literacy project with adolescent girls.
Olugbemisola is a Jamaican Nigerian New Yorker who lives with her family in NYC where she writes, makes things, and needs to get more sleep.
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