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Author Leigh Bardugo on Her Grandfather Who Inspired Her Love of Language

Author Leigh Bardugo developed a love of language from her grandfather, a voracious reader, who raised her and encouraged her to write and tell stories. Learning to love not only stories but also poetry from him, she encourages people who want to write to read a lot of poetry as it gives a writer’s work a different, and sometimes deeper palette.

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Leigh Bardugo


Leigh Bardugo

Leigh Bardugo is a New York Times bestselling author of young adult fantasy novels and the creator of the Grishaverse. The Grishaverse spans the Shadow and Bone Trilogy, the Six of Crows Duology, and The Language of Thorns. Her other works include Wonder Woman: Warbringer and short stories that can be found in multiple anthologies.