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Coe Booth

Contact Info

Coe Booth

Coe Booth

Adjunct Faculty

Contact Info

Coe Booth

Biography

Coe Booth was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. She has a master's degree in psychology and has worked as a counselor for teenagers and families in crisis situations. She also has an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School. her first novel Tyrell won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature, and her novels Kendra and Bronxwood were selected by the American Library Association as Best Books for Young Adults. Her first middle-grade novel Kinda Like Brothers was selected as an ALA Notable Book for Children and an NPR Best Book of 2014. In addition to writing, Coe spends her time traveling and speaking at schools across the country. She lives in the Bronx.

 

Publications

Kinda Like Brothers
Scholastic

Bronxwood
PUSH

Kendra
PUSH

Tyrell
PUSH




Faculty Accomplishments

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    Esteemed author Coe Booth has joined the MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults (MFAC) Program as a faculty member. Booth has published numerous books for adolescents including Tyrell, Bronxwood, and her latest novel, Kinda Like Brothers.