Orca K-8, Washington Middle School
Cassidy Dyce is a storyteller exploring the creative world from the Pacific Northwest. Previously, she worked as the writer’s assistant for Newbery Award-winning poet and author Kwame Alexander. Her work appears on ABC Mouse and NPR. Cassidy became a Hugo House Fellow in 2020 and recently joined the WITS program at Seattle Arts and Lectures. Here, she ventures into public schools and partners with teachers to reintroduce the love of literature and creative writing. Standing on the shoulders of great Black Writers and Orators before her, Cassidy strives to better the world through the stories she weaves together.