The Spalding low residency MFA in Writing Program is very pleased to announce that Beth Bauman has joined our Writing for Children and Young Adults faculty for the Summer 2015 MFA residency in Greece. Beth is the author of two young adult novels: Rosie and Skate (Random House, 2011), which was selected for the New York Times Editors’ Choice list and Booklist’s Top Ten First Novels for Youth, and Jersey Angel (Random House, 2013), selected by Publishers Weekly, Boston Globe, and The Horn Book as a best summer book. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times Book Review and received starred reviews in Kirkus, Publishers Weekly, and Booklist.
She is also the author of the short story collection Beautiful Girls (MacAdam/Cage 2004). Beth has received fellowships from the Jerome Foundation and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She teaches fiction writing at New York University and online at UCLA Extension Writers’ Program. She lives in New York City.