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Rebecca Stead

About Rebecca Stead

Rebecca Stead is the winner of a 2016 Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Honor Award for Goodbye Stranger (Lamb/Random House).

Goodbye Stranger: Author Rebecca Stead’s 2016 BGHB Fiction Honor Speech

My childhood took place in the 1970s, and because my parents were lefties who moved to New York to lead liberated lives, they wanted me to have a certain number of touchy-feely activities. One of these was a class where we hit defenseless floor pillows with Bataka encounter bats in order to vent our naturally […]