Léna Roy

Young Adult

Léna Roy holds a BA in English from Barnard and an MA in Drama Therapy from NYU. She runs the Westchester and Connecticut branches of Writopia Lab, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to instill joy, literacy and critical thinking in kids and teens through creative writing. Roy has been nationally recognized as a writing teacher by the Scholastic Writing Awards every year since 2014. She is the author of the young adult novel Edges (2010) and co-author of Becoming Madeleine: A Biography of the Author of A Wrinkle in Time by Her Granddaughters (2018). Roy lives in Katonah, New York.

Festival Years: 2018