•  cwp Emily Jenkins (e.lockart)

    Emily Jenkins

    Emily Jenkins, a.k.a. E. Lockhart, is an award-winning author of picture books and novels for young adults. She has published fourteen picture books, including A Fine Dessert, illustrated by Sophie Blackall, That New Animal, the Toys Trilogy, illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky, and the Invisible Inkling series, illustrated by Harry Bliss. Her picture books have been awarded the Parents Choice Award, a CCBC Choice, the Bulletin for the Center of Children’s Books Ribbon, Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor, and multiple “Best” lists.

    As E. Lockhart, she has published five novels, including We Were Liars (2014) and The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks, winner of a 2009 Printz Honor Award, finalist for a National Book Award, and selected as a New York Times Notable Children’s Book. She’s also published four novels in the Ruby Oliver series, including The Boyfriend List. Emily has a Ph.D. in English from Columbia University and lives with her family in New York City.

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    • NEWS poisoned apples and we were liars

      Faculty e. lockhart and alum Christine Heppermann (MFAC '10) both have books named to Publisher's Weekly list of best YA books of 2014.

    • Brandon & Lockhart new releases 2014

      CWP faculty members John Brandon (BFA/MFA) and e. lockhart, a.k.a., Emily Jenkins, (MFAC) are both celebrating new releases in fiction.

    • narrative breakdown blog

      MFAC faculty Emily Jenkins, a.k.a., E. Lockhart, was featured on The Narrative Breakdown podcast, talking about going beyond the basics in writing.


    Books for Children and Young Readers

    A Fine Dessert
    Schwartz & Wade

    Toys series
    Random House

    Invisible Inkling series

    What Happens on Wednesdays
    FSG/Frances Foster

    Five Creatures 
    FSG/Frances Foster

    That New Animal
    FSG/Frances Foster

    Books for Young Adults (E. Lockhart) 
    We Were Liars
    Delacorte Press   
    Boyfriend List series

    Ruby Oliver series

    The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

    Fly on the Wall
    Delacorte Books for Young Readers