Hudson Warm is a senior in high school in New York. Her debut young adult fantasy novel, Not the Heir, was awarded a Purple Dragonfly 1st place Youth Author Fiction award and was featured on Katie Couric’s “Books for Young Readers.” Her second book, Academy for the Gifted, is a YA thriller and was awarded a Scholastic Gold Key and a National Indie Excellence Award for Young Adult Fiction.


Her poetry, flash fiction, and short stories have won a National Silver Medal, 8 gold keys, and an American Voices Nomination from the Scholastic Awards and have appeared in The Weight Journal, Cathartic Youth Literary Magazine, and other publications. Hudson won first prize for fiction in the 2021 and 2022 Chappaqua Library Young Writers Contests.


She is also editor-in-chief of The Vision and a senior editor for Polyphony Lit. Hudson loves to volunteer at her local library and assistant teach young writers at Writopia Lab. In addition to writing stories, Hudson enjoys singing and songwriting; her songs can be heard on most musical platforms.

See her résumé for more!


Hudson signing books at Greenville Elementary after a Q&A with students