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Hudson Warm is an incoming first-year at Yale University. 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, 12 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 in the 2021 (fiction), 2022 (fiction), and 2023 (poetry) Chappaqua Library Young Writers Contests.


She was 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.


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

What Goodreads reviewers are saying about Academy for the Gifted:

“This story will surprise you, delight you, and have you turning the pages back and forth in hopes of figuring out this genius mystery. Hudson Warm’s characters are so likeable, real, and completely unexpected. Honestly, I stared at the ceiling for a long time after finishing it. I absolutely loved this novel!!”

“This story is Gossip Girl meets Vampire Diaries and I loved every moment of it."

"@hudsonwarmbooks is a junior in high school. And this is her second book. To say Hudson is talented is an understatement."

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