Woodson, Jacqueline

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WOODSON, Jacqueline

WOODSON, Jacqueline. American, b. 1964. Genres: Children's nonfiction, Young adult non-fiction. Career: Writer. Former faculty member of the Goddard College M.F.A. Writing Program; former fellow at the Mac- Dowell Colony and at the Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA. Has also worked as a drama therapist for runaway children in NYC. Publications: FOR CHILDREN: Martin Luther King, Jr., and His Birthday (nonfiction), 1990; We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past, 1997; The Other Side, 2001; Our Gracie Aunt, 2001. FICTION FOR YOUNG ADULTS: Last Summer with Maizon, 1990; The Dear One, 1991; Maizon at Blue Hill, 1992; Between Madison and Palmetto, 1993; Book Chase, 1994; I Hadn't Meant to Tell You This, 1994; From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun, 1995; The House You Pass on the Way, 1997; If You Come Softly, 1998; Lena, 1999; Miracle's Boys (Coretta Scott King award), 2000; Visiting Day, 2001; Sweet, Sweet Memory, 2001. OTHER: (with C. Saalfield) Among Good Christian Peoples (video), 1991; Autobiography of a Family Photo (novel), 1994; (ed.) A Way Out of No Way: Writing about Growing Up Black in America (short stories), 1996. Contributor to short story collections. Address: c/o Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency, 65 Bleeker Street, New York, NY 10012, U.S.A.