Faculty

A.M. Jenkins

A.M. Jenkins

A.M. (Amanda) Jenkins is the author of six YA novels, including the Printz Honor Book Repossessed and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist Damage. Other honors include a PEN/Phyllis Naylor Working Writer Fellowship, the Delacorte Press Prize for a First Young Adult Novel, the California Young Reader Medal, YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, and YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. Jenkins also writes in the K-8 range in various genres for educational publishers, and teaches part time in the Writing for Children and Young Adults program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.