MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults

Kekla Magoon, Faculty, WCYA

Kekla Magoon writes fiction and non-fiction for middle grade and young adult readers. She has received the ALA Coretta Scott King New Talent Award and three NAACP Image Award nominations. Her books have been named ALA Notables, YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year, Booklist Top Ten, and more. She conducts school and library visits nationwide, and serves on the Writers’ Council for the National Writing Project.