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Nora Raleigh Baskin

Lecturer, Creative Writing

Nora Raleigh Baskin, a 2001 Publisher’s Weekly Flying Start is the author of thirteen novels for young adults and a contributor to several short story collections. Her personal narrative essays have appeared in Writer Magazine, Boston Globe Sunday Magazine, and NCTE Voices From the Middle.  

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Her books have won several awards, including the 2010 American Library Association Schneider Family Book Award for Anything But Typical (S&S), and in 2016, an International Literacy Association Notable Books for a Global Society for Ruby on the Outside (S&S). Ms. Baskin has taught creative writing classes and workshops around the country for over twenty years in such places as Gotham Writers Workshop, Fairfield Co. Writers Studio, and Manhattanville College.  Her newest middle-grade novel Finding Joy, a collaborative two-voice project, was recently bought by Knopf and will be published Spring, 2020. Nora is a member of Pen America, SCBWI,  and Author’s Guild. For more information, visit her website.