Violets Are Not Blue

with Kenyatta Scott

From Speech Therapist in the city of Chicago to Children’s Book Author, hear the personal story of self-published Children’s Author, Kenyatta Scott, as she shares her journey to becoming the Creator of “The Violet Book Series”. What makes writing fun for her? Why a Children’s Book Series? What were some of the highs and lows of the self-publishing path and how did she keep going, remembering that “Violets Are Not Blue”?

  • Room: Room 1
  • Time: 7:00PM - 7:45PM


Kenyatta Scott is a Children's Book Author, Self-Care Coach, and Motivational Speaker. The first book in her series, "Violet Finds A Dollar," was featured on WCIU-TV  (February 2018), honoring Diversity in Children's Literature and, more recently, at The Taste of Chicago with Chicago Parent Magazine (July 2018). Her work on Self-Care has been featured on BlackDoctor.Org and several radio and media outlets. She is also a Member of Chicago's prestigious Demoiselle to Femme "40 Under 40", which Highlights African-American Women in Leadership who are making a difference in the world around them. Kenyatta attended Yale University for Child Development and Early Childhood Education.