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Hudson Warm is a 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. She writes for the Yale Daily News.


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.


In high school, she was editor-in-chief of The Vision and a senior editor for Polyphony Lit. Hudson volunteered at her local library and assistant taught 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

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