Torrey Maldonado


Brooklyn, NY

Author/Teacher Brooklyn, NY

Voted a Top 10 Latino Author and best Middle Grade and Young Adult novelist for Black readers, Maldonado was recently honored as a top teacher by NYC’s schools Chancellor. His work builds youth into caring multidimensional citizens. Praised for its timeless feel, his acclaimed novel, Secret Saturdays, made states’ reading lists and is assigned alongside classics and in anti-bullying initiatives. His forthcoming works also are inspired by his and his students’ lives.

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