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Jason Reynolds

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Write Your Own Wellness - Jason Reynolds

The Sound Bath

For author Jason Reynolds, sometimes “slaying dragons” means writing #1 New York Times bestselling youth fiction. Sometimes it’s about kicking back to watch the game with his friends or spending Sundays with family. Jason joins Aja to talk about building intergenerational trust and how to play a game he invented called Brain Yoga, as well as some of the things we might discover in ourselves by really unplugging. Followed by meditative sound bath music from The Dojo Upstate.For more info, check out The Sound Bath Podcast site. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


2 Jun 2022

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CityCast Ep. 48: Cherry Park - Jason Reynolds


Cherry Park Supervisor Jason Reynolds joins CityCast to discuss the history of the park, the events they host, and the time he biked off the top of his elementary school.


31 May 2022

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Jason Reynolds–I Write For The Kids

Toure Show

Jason Reynolds is a Children’s Lit Superstar as the author of tons of best-selling widely-loved titles. My kids love his work way more than mine. I wondered what it was like writing for kids when you haven’t been one for a long time and how he landed up in children’s writing. He’s a brilliant writer and it’s amazing to hear his process and his philosophies behind writing. Don’t miss his latest, Ain’t Burned All the Bright.Toure Show Episode 320Host & Writer: TouréSenior Producer: Jackie GarofanoAssistant Producer: Adell ColemanEditor: Ryan WoodhallPhotographers: Chuck Marcus, Shanta Covington, and Nick KarpBooker: Claudia JeanThe House: DCP Entertainment Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 10mins

13 Apr 2022

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Your Shelf or Mine

excerpt from "Long Way Down," by Jason Reynolds, published by Simon and Schuster. Where we talk about: the work of Jason Reynolds; Long Way Down; Ghost; All American Boys; Brendan Kiely; Ain't Burned All the Bright; Jason Griffin; Stuntboy, in the Meantime; Raul the Third. His picture books are the "Vamos!" series: "Vamos! Let's Go to the Market," "Vamos! Let's Go Eat!" and "Vamos! Let's Cross the Bridge." Tired as F*ck by Caroline Dooner; Breathing Fire by Jaime Lowe;  and more!


28 Feb 2022

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Listen Again: Jason Reynolds - The Antidote To Hopelessness

TED Radio Hour

Original broadcast date: September 17, 2021. Jason Reynolds is an award-winning author and National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. This hour, Jason speaks with Manoush about reaching kids through stories that let them feel understood.


25 Feb 2022

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Ep. 198 We'll Be Okay with Jason Reynolds

The Stacks

This week we've got a repeat guest, the unmatched talent that is, Jason Reynolds. We're talking about his new book, Ain't Burned all the Bright, a collaboration with his friend, artist, Jason Griffin. We talk today about creativity in 2020, working with collaborators, and our understandings and experiences around grief. You can hear Jason's first appearances on The Stacks here and here.You can find links to everything we discuss on today's show on The Stacks' Website: https://thestackspodcast.com/2022/01/12/ep-198-jason-reynoldsThe Stacks Book Club selection for December is Passing by Nella Larsen, we will discuss the book on January 26th with Cree Myles.Connect with Jason: Twitter | Instagram | WebsiteConnect with The Stacks: Instagram | Twitter | Shop | Patreon | Goodreads | SubscribeSUPPORT THE STACKSJoin The Stacks Pack on PatreonMagic Spoon - get $5 off your next delicious bowl of guilt-free cereal at magicspoon.com/thestacks and use the code THESTACKS.Uncommon Goods -get 15% off your next gift, go to uncommongoods.com/thestacks.Purchasing books through Bookshop.org or Amazon earns The Stacks a small commission. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 8mins

12 Jan 2022

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Jason Reynolds: The Antidote To Hopelessness

TED Radio Hour

Jason Reynolds is an award-winning author and National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. This hour, Jason speaks with Manoush about reaching kids through stories that let them feel understood. This conversation is part of a collaboration between NPR and the Library of Congress National Book Festival. For more information about the festival visit loc.gov/bookfest


17 Sep 2021

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 Jason Reynolds On Why Kids Are The Best Audience To Write For (RECAST)

The Root Presents: It's Lit!

This week we're talking with award-winning and New York Times bestselling author, Jason Reynolds. Best known as a prolific YA writer, Jason is the author of numerous books including Ghost, Long Way Down, Look Both Ways, and As Brave As You, and he is also the 2020–2021 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Jason's latest book is an adaptation of Ibram X. Kendi's Stamped From the Beginning called Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You. Listen to hear Jason speak with Danielle and Maiysha about why he loves writing for middle-grade audiences, the arduous process of adapting an award-winning piece of literature, and the unique magnificence of Black children.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


26 Aug 2021

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“Everything I know about gender politics or gender identity as it's changed and continues to change and shift and be named in all these glorious and intricate ways, have come from 16 year-olds. Thank God for them.”Youth author Jason Reynolds joined Helga Davis to talk about what it means to make work during the pandemic and how important it is to make space for the next generation.  Jason Reynolds is an award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author. Jason’s many books include Miles Morales: Spider Man, the Track series (Ghost, Patina, Sunny, and Lu), Long Way Down, which received a Newbery Honor, a Printz Honor, and a Correta Scott King Honor, and Look Both Ways, which was a National Book Award Finalist. His latest book, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You, is a collaboration with Ibram X. Kendi. Jason is the 2020-2021 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature and has appeared on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and CBS This Morning. He is on faculty at Lesley University, for the Writing for Young People MFA Program and lives in Washington, DC. You can find his ramblings at JasonWritesBooks.com.


4 Aug 2021

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Best of Hear to Slay: Adults Ain't It (with Jason Reynolds)

The Roxane Gay Agenda

YA (aka the Young Adult genre) author Jason Reynolds on his love for teens and why he writes specifically for them. Plus Roxane and Tressie x-ray Meghan and the Royal Family, and we hear from publisher Chris Jackson on why 2020 was such a big year for Black writers. [Editor's note: this episode originally aired March, 2021, but we think it's worth a relisten. Enjoy.]Hear all episodes of Hear to Slay: Subscribe to the Luminary channel on Apple Podcasts:. Go to: apple.co/slayOr visit LuminaryPodcasts.com.Hear To Slay theme music by Taka Yasuzawa and Alex Sugiura. Curtis Fox is the senior producer. Sarah Wyman and Catherine Fenollosa are the producers. Production help from Lauren Garcia and Kaityln Adams. Ali McPherson and Isoke Samuel are the interns. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 3mins

3 Aug 2021