Jacqueline Woodson is the author of many books for children and young adults in addition to her bestselling memoir "Brown Girl Dreaming." 

Jacqueline Woodson is the author of many books for children and young adults in addition to her bestselling memoir “Brown Girl Dreaming.” 

Carlos Diaz

Jacqueline Woodson is the author of “Harbor Me,” “Miracle’s Boys,” and many other books for children and young adults. Her bestselling memoir “Brown Girl Dreaming” is written in verse and in 2015, the Poetry Foundation named her the Young People’s Poet Laureate.

We speak with Woodson in front of a small audience at Literary Arts in downtown Portland.

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