Jason Reynolds in Conversation with Andrea Lewis

Friday, Nov. 13 at 12:00 PM EST

Jason Reynolds is an award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author. Jason’s 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, which was a National Book Award Finalist. His latest 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 MFA Program and lives in Washington, DC. You can find his ramblings at JasonWritesBooks.com.



 Andrea Lewis is senior program officer at Maryland Humanities and director of the Maryland Center for the Book. She joined the staff in 2007 after working in museums, then public libraries, bringing her experiences to coordinate literature programs including the statewide reading program One Maryland One Book, which draws nearly 20,000 participants annually. Her background in public relations, programming, and fundraising includes work with The National Gallery of Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Folger Shakespeare Library, Scholastic, Public Library Association, Maryland State Department of Education, and Maryland State Library.