Jandy Nelson (born 1965) is an American author of young adult fiction. Prior to her career as an author, Nelson worked for 13 years as a literary agent at Manus & Associates Literary Agency. She holds a BA from Cornell University as well as several MFAs. She has one in poetry from Brown University and another in children’s writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts. Nelson lives in San Francisco, California.
Jandy Nelson’s second novel, New York Times bestseller “I’ll Give You the Sun”, won the Printz Award, a Stonewall Honor, and Bank Street College of Education’s Josette Frank Award. It was a 2014 California Book Awards Young Adult Finalist.It was listed on numerous best-of-the-year lists, including the 2015 YALSA Top 10 Best Fiction for Young Adults.
I’ll give you the sun by Jandy Nelson