Discipline: Literature – fiction

Jason Reynolds

Discipline: Literature – fiction
Region: Washington, D.C.
MacDowell Fellowships: 2022

Jason Reynolds is an award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author. His many books include Miles Morales: Spider Man, the Track series (Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and Lu), Long Way Down (which received a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor, and a Correta Scott King Honor), and Look Both Ways (a National Book Award Finalist). His book, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, is a collaboration with Ibram X. Kendi.

Jason is the 2020-2021 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and has appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and CBS This Morning.

He is on faculty at Lesley University, for the writing for young people M.F.A. program and lives in Washington, DC.


New Jersey

Jason Reynolds worked in the New Jersey studio.

The yellow clapboard New Jersey Studio, located on a grassy, sloping site, was funded by the New Jersey Federation of Women’s Clubs and built as an exact replica of Monday Music Studio (1913). The studio’s porch rests on fieldstone piers that increase in height as the ground slopes to the west. Like Monday Music Studio, New Jersey…

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