Jacqueline Woodson is the laureate of Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2018
Congratulations to American author Jacqueline Woodson, who has won the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2018! The jury’s citation reads, “Jacqueline Woodson introduces us to resilient young people fighting to find a place where their lives can take root. In language as light as air, she tells stories of resounding richness and depth. Jacqueline Woodson captures a unique poetic note in a daily reality divided between sorrow and hope.”
Learn more about Woodson, her work, and this prestigious award here.