Columbus, OH, US
Brooklyn, NY, US
Jacqueline Woodson is the author of more than two dozen young adult, middle grade, and picture books, including Each Kindness, Beneath the Meth Moon, Feathers, and Miracle's Boys, the last of which was adapted into a miniseries directed by Spike Lee. She is a three-time Newbery Honor winner, a two-time National Book Award finalist, winner of a Coretta Scott King Award and three Coretta Scott King Honors, and a Caldecott Honor winner as well. She’s also the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement for her contributions to young adult literature, the winner of the Jane Addams Children’s Book Award for Each Kindness, and is the 2013 United States nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.