Meet "Love Like Sky" author Leslie Youngblood | Kids Out and About Rochester

Meet "Love Like Sky" author Leslie Youngblood

Join us for a visit with local author, Leslie Youngblood as she talks about her book, Love like Sky. Bring your copy of her book for her to sign or enter to win one of 8 copies of the book that night! Sponsored by the Friends of BML.

Leslie C. Youngblood received an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. A former assistant professor of creative writing at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, she has lectured at Mississippi State University, UNC-Greensboro, and the University of Ghana at Legon. She’s been awarded a host of writing honors, including a 2014 Yaddo’s Elizabeth Ames Residency, the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Prize, a Hurston Wright Fellowship, and the Room of Her Own Foundation’s 2009 Orlando Short Story Prize. In 2010 she won the Go On Girl! Book Club Aspiring Writer Award. Born in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and raised in Rochester, New York, she’s fortunate to have a family of natural storytellers and a circle of supportive family and friends. Love Like Sky is her debut novel, and she’s proud to be a part of Rochester’s thriving literary and arts community. -From Writers and Books


2300 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14618
United States


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Elissa Schaeffer
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