Jack Gantos

Photo by Matt Kollasch                                     

Meet Jack

Jack Gantos has written books for readers of all ages, from picture books and middle-grade fiction to novels for young adults and adults. His works include Hole in My Life, a memoir that won the Michael L. Printz and Robert F. Sibert honors; Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, a National Book Award Finalist, Joey Pigza Loses Control, a Newbery Honor book, and Dead End in Norvelt, the 2012 Newbery Medal Winner, and the Scott O’Dell Award Winner for Best Historic Fiction.

Appearances & Workshops

Jack offers creative writing and literature sessions (online and in-person*) for all ages: from primary grade picture books, to elementary and middle grade journals and short stories, high school short stories, novels, and memoirs. In addition, Jack has specific teacher writing workshops for all grade levels and talks for conferences and professional associations tailored to their needs.

Rogue's Gallery

Rotten Ralph
Joey Pigza
Jack Henry

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