Holly Black

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Holly Black née Riggenbach (born 1971) is an American writer and editor for Children's and Young Adult Fiction.[1][2]

Holly Black
Black at the 2010 Texas Book Festival
Black at the 2010 Texas Book Festival
Born (1971-11-10) November 10, 1971 (age 50)
West Long Branch, New Jersey, U.S.
  • Writer
  • editor
  • producer
EducationThe College of New Jersey
Rutgers University
Periodc. 2000–present
GenreChildren's, young adult literature, short stories, fantasy, horror

Education[change | change source]

Black holds B.A. in English from The College of New Jersey.[3]

Accolades[change | change source]

  • 2006: Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy, Valiant: A Modern Tale of Faerie[4]
  • 2014: Mythopoeic Fantasy Award in Children's Literature, Doll Bones[5]
  • 2014: Newbery Medal Honor Book, Doll Bones
  • 2015: Indies Choice Book Award—Young Adult Book of the Year, The Darkest Part of the Forest[6]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Locus Online: Holly Black interview excerpts". www.locusmag.com. Retrieved 2021-10-22.
  2. "The Modern Faerie Tales Archives - Holly Black". blackholly.com. Retrieved 2021-10-22.
  3. "Holly Black". 2007-11-05. Archived from the original on 2007-11-05. Retrieved 2021-10-22.
  4. "sfadb : Andre Norton Award". www.sfadb.com. Retrieved 2021-10-22.
  5. "Mythopoeic Awards – Winners | Mythopoeic Society". 2014-10-05. Archived from the original on 2014-10-05. Retrieved 2021-10-22.
  6. "ABA Announces 2015 Indies Choice and E.B. White Award Winners". the American Booksellers Association. 2015-04-16. Retrieved 2021-10-22.