About the author

24th September 2004 at 01:00
Jennifer Donnelly is an Irish-American writer who lives in New York.

A Gathering Light, about growing up in the Adirondaks in the early 20th century and a real murder case from the period, is her first novel for young adults. This involving rites-of-passage story won the Carnegie Medal this summer. For more information about Jennifer Donnelly visit: www.jenniferdonnelly.com


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