Leslie C. Youngblood

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Leslie C. Youngblood received an MFA from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She’s been awarded a host of writing honors including a 2014 Yaddo’s Elizabeth Ames Residency, the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Prize, a Hurston Wright Fellowship, and the Room of Her Own Foundation’s 2009 Orlando Short Story Prize. In 2010 she won the Go On Girl! Book Club Aspiring Writer Award.

She is currently [2018] teaching creative writing at Writers and Books, the literary center of Rochester, New York. Born in Bogalusa, Louisiana, and raised in Rochester, she’s fortunate to have a family of natural storytellers and a circle of supportive family and friends. Love Like Sky is her debut novel.

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