R184A. A Lecture by Jacqueline Woodson, Sponsored by the Poetry Foundation
Thursday, February 9, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm
Jacqueline Woodson won a 2014 National Book Award for her memoir in verse, Brown Girl Dreaming. The author of more than two dozen books, Woodson is a four-time Newbery Honor winner, a three-time National Book Award finalist, and the winner of both an NAACP Image Award and a two-time Coretta Scott King Book Award. Her books include Miracle’s Boys, which received a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Locomotion, and Beneath a Meth Moon. Her new novel, Another Brooklyn, is a New York Times Bestseller and has been long-listed for the National Book Award in fiction. She is currently the Young People’s Poet Laureate.