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Keynote: Jason Reynolds (Photo Credit: James J. Reddington)

Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds is an American author who writes novels and poetry for young adult and middle-grade audiences, including Ghost, a National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature. He is the current National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature (2020-2021). A native of Washington, D.C., Reynolds began writing poetry at 9 years old, and is the recipient of a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor, an NAACP Image Award, and multiple Coretta Scott King Award honors.

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