Brendan Kiely (b.1977) is a New York-based artist born in Boston, MA. Kiely is a New York Times bestselling author, whose publications include The Last True Love Story, Simon & Schuster (2016), All American Boys, with Jason Reynolds, Simon & Schuster (2015), and The Gospel of Winter, S&S (2014).

His work has been translated into ten languages. Kiely received a Coretta Scott King Author Honor Award, the Walter Dean Myers Award, the Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award, and was selected as one of the American Library Association’s Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults. KIely received his M.F.A. from The City College of New York and his B.Phil from Miami University.

 

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