above: Kwame Alexander during his 2018 visit to Gordon. More on that visit
Casting is beginning for the television adaptation of The Crossover, the novel-in-verse by Kwame Alexander, Gordon's twelfth annual Karla Harry Visiting Author.
This should be a fun project; even the character descriptions are full of Alexander's unmistakable energy.
Seems like someone in the Gordon family ought to be able to provide the Black Boy Joy and Black Boy Magic the producers are asking for...
More on the audition process (deadline April 15th!)
More on Gordon's Karla Harry Visiting Author program