Jacqueline Woodson, 21st Annual ODU Literary Festival

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Webb University Center; Chandler Recital Hall, Deihn Fine and Performing Center

Author/Artist Bio

Jacqueline Woodson is the author of a number of novels for adults, young adults and children including Autobiography of a Family Photo, I Hadn’t Meant To Tell You This and If You Come Softly. She is a recipient of the Kenyon Review Award for Literary Excellence in Fiction, three American Library Association Awards and two Jane Addams Peace Award Honors. She has been a fellow at the MacDowell Colony and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. She currently resides in Brooklyn, New York.


Woodson read on Wednesday, October 7th, 1998 at 10:00 a.m. and with Jack Myers at 3:30 p.m.

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