Katura J. Hudson

Katura J. Hudson is a children’s book author, editor, and a communication strategist. A native of New Jersey and graduate of Rutgers University, she got her start in publishing as a kid working for Just Us Books, the children’s publishing company her parents founded in 1988 and has since edited and led marketing campaigns for dozens of children’s books.
Katura’s books include I’m A Big Brother Now and I’m A Big Sister Now, which won the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Award for picture books (age 4-7 category), both illustrated by Sylvia Walker.

You can find Katura on Twitter and IG (@KaturaHudson) posting about books, diversity, equity & inclusion, and gushing over New Edition.

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