March 19, 2018

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Brooklyn Public Library Honors Teens with Inaugural Ned Vizzini Writing Prize

Brooklyn Public Library honored budding teen writers with top prizes for their inaugural Ned Vizzini Writing Contest on June 7.

Ned Vizzini, Young Adult Author and Screenwriter, Dies at 32

Award-winning young adult author and screenwriter Ned Vizzini died Thursday, December 19, in New York City. He was 32. According to the LA Times, the NYC medical examiner reports the cause as suicide. He will be remembered as a passionate and talented storyteller, his colleagues and fans say.