Matt de la Peña

Coming to New Hope-Solebury on September 27th!

Matt de la Peña is the New York Times Bestselling, Newbery Medal-winning author of seven young adult novels and five picture books. In 2016 he was awarded the NCTE Intellectual Freedom Award. Matt received his MFA in creative writing from San Diego State University and his BA from the University of the Pacific where he attended school on a full basketball scholarship. In 2019 Matt was given an honorary doctorate from UOP. de la Peña currently lives in Brooklyn NY. He teaches creative writing and visits schools and colleges throughout the country. (from Matt de la Peña's website)

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