Join us for the next installment of our Thought Leadership Series, featuring bestselling author and Lesley alum Jasmine Warga!
A 2013 graduate of Lesley University’s MFA in Creative Writing Program, Warga is the New York Times-bestselling and award-winning author of many books for young people, including Other Words For Home and A Rover's Story.
Other Words For Home earned multiple awards, including a John Newbery Honor, a Walter Honor for Young Readers, and a Charlotte Huck Honor. Her book, The Shape of Thunder, was a School Library Journal and Bank Street best book of the year, a finalist for the Barnes & Noble Children's and YA Book Award, and has been named to several state award reading lists. A Rover’s Story, her latest novel, was an instant New York Times bestseller, an Indie Next List and a Junior Library Guild selection, and was named a best book of the year by many outlets including Publishers Weekly and The Washington Post.