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Angie Thomas

About Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas is the winner of the 2017 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry for The Hate U Give (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins).

The Hate U Give: Angie Thomas’s 2017 BGHB Fiction & Poetry Award Speech

I stand before you tonight, completely stunned that I’ve won anything for a book I was so afraid to write; a book that was inspired by someone as controversial as Tupac Shakur. I’m even more stunned that I wrote a book. This is possibly blasphemous to say, but as a teen I hated reading. I […]