Ibi Zoboi holds an MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Her writing has been published in The New York Times Book Review, the Horn Book Magazine, and The Rumpus, among others. Her debut novel, American Street, was published by Balzer Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers and has received five starred reviews. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, and their three young children.
Genres: Young Adult Fiction
Under the Needle's Eye (2012) (with Susan EE, Emily Mah, Allan Rousselle, Kiini Ibura Salaam and Patrick Samphire)
Black Enough (2019) (with Tracey Baptiste, Coe Booth, Dhonielle Clayton, Brandy Colbert, Jay Coles, Lamar Giles, Leah Henderson, Justina Ireland, Varian Johnson, Kekla Magoon, Tochi Onyebuchi, Jason Reynolds and Nic St)
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The Field Guide to the North American Teenager (2019)
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