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Neal Shusterman

About Neal Shusterman

Neal Shusterman is the winner of the 2005 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Award for The Schwa Was Here (Dutton) and a 2015 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Honor for Challenger Deep (HarperTeen).

Challenger Deep: Author Neal Shusterman’s 2015 BGHB Fiction Honor Speech

I can’t even begin to express how thrilled I am to accept this honor for Challenger Deep. I’d like to thank The Horn Book, the Boston Globe, and Simmons College for being such supporters of children’s literature. I don’t think Challenger Deep would have been possible without my fantastic editor, Rosemary Brosnan, who helped shape […]

The Schwa Was Here: Neal Shusterman’s 2005 BGHB Fiction Award Speech

I’m thrilled and honored to be the recipient of this year’s Boston Globe–Horn Book Fiction Award for The Schwa Was Here. It’s fitting to me that this ceremony takes place in Boston, because Boston is where my career started — with Little, Brown, when their offices were on Beacon Hill. I took a walk down […]