Alum Jason Reynolds: "A YA Book of His Own"

June 26, 2018

Reynolds '05 featured on TERP for his eleven books and successful career as NY Times best-selling author.

2018.06.26: Jason Reynolds '05, YA AuthorRead the full TERP feature story here.

Highlights include his persistance, his commitment to young people, and the need for his stories that reflect "nuanced and complex tales about black children in true-to-life detail." Reynolds notes the transformative experiences of reading Richard Wright's Black Boy as a freshman at UMD, and the influences of Professor Michael Olmert and others in the department.

Visit Reynolds' author page, here, to learn more about his work.