Chris Baron

Walking Through Fire: Hope and Resilience in Middle Grade and YA Fiction, Saturday, May 6 at 3:30pm, Mt. View Mausoleum

Chris Baron is the award winning author of Novels for Children including the novels in verse, ALL OF ME, an NCTE Notable Book, and THE MAGICAL IMPERFECT a Sydney Taylor Book Award Notable Book/ a SLJ Best Book of 2021 & the forthcoming novels, THE GRAYWORLD (2023), FOREST HEART(2024) all from Feiwel & Friends/ Macmillan. He’s a contributor to the Young Adult Anthology, EVERY BODY SHINES, (2021) from Bloomsbury, and the author of Lantern Tree: (poetry), (2012) from CityWorks Press, winner of San Diego Book Award. He is a Professor of English at San Diego City College and the director of the Writing Center. He grew up in New York City, but he completed his MFA in Poetry in 1998 at SDSU. HE lives in San Diego with his family.

Books that Make a Difference: Bridge to Terebithia, The Lord of the Rings.