Youngblood

Leslie C. Youngblood

Leslie C. Youngblood
Novelist, W&B Faculty
 

Leslie C. Youngblood received an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has been awarded a host of writing honors including, in 2014, Yaddo’s Elizabeth Ames Residency; the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Prize; a Hurston Wright Fellowship; and the Room of Her Own Foundation’s 2009 Orlando Short Story Prize. Her first Middle Grade novel, LOVE LIKE SKY, will be published by Disney Hyperion in November, 2018. Born in Bogalusa, LA, and raised in Rochester, NY, she is fortunate to have a family of natural storytellers and a circle of supportive family and friends.