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Lyudmila Ulitskaya



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15th Annual Children's Book Susan P. Bloom Discovery Award

  • Lesley University 1815 Massachusetts Ave Cambridge, MA 02140 (map)

Please join us in honoring Katherine Quimby for her YA novel Three Minutes Thirty and Anna Boll for her YA novel Control. Crush.

The ceremony will be held at The Amphitheater at Lesley University's University Hall. For more information about the Susan P. Bloom Discovery Award and the current recipients, visit our award page.

Earlier Event: April 11
Peter Matthiessen Honored
Later Event: September 29
Sebastian Junger Honored