Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2017 National Book Festival


  • Children's Purple Stage
    Saturday, September 2
    3:20 pm - 3:45 pm

Book Signing

  • Saturday, September 2
    4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Poet, author, playwright and producer Shelia P. Moses was raised the ninth of 10 children. She is the co-author of Dick Gregory's memoir, "Callus on My Soul," as well as the award-winning author of several books for young readers: "The Legend of Buddy Bush," "The Return of Buddy Bush," "Joseph's Grace" and "The Baptism." Her recent book is “I, Dred Scott: A Fictional Slave Narrative Based on the Life and Legal Precedent of Dred Scott” (Margaret K. McElderry).

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Shelia P. Moses

Photo by Michael A. Schwartz