Monique Fields is the author of Honeysmoke, a new picture book about a biracial girl who discovers her color. Monique is the mother of two biracial girls who inspired her to write the book when they started asking questions about their racial identity. Her essays about race and identity have appeared on air, in print, and online, including NPR’s All Things Considered, Ebony magazine, and TheRoot.com. Monique is the founder and editor of Honeysmoke.com, a site for parents raising multiracial children.
Honeysmoke will be released by Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group in January 2019.