Jeff Henigson

Creative Nonfiction Writer

Seattle, WA

Author's Bio

Jeff Henigson grew up in South Pasadena, California. After a teenage battle with brain cancer, he attended university at the London School of Economics and graduate school at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs. He has worked for UNICEF and the United Nations in humanitarian emergencies, and for a nonprofit in human rights. He has lived in London, Seoul, Rome, Beijing, New York, St. Petersburg (Russia, not Florida), and Ko Samui, a beautiful island in the Gulf of Thailand. Today he calls Seattle home.

Publications & Prizes

Warhead: The True Story of One Teen Who Almost Saved the World (Delacorte Press, 2019)

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Adults, Disability, Illness/Wellness, Schools, Teachers, Teenagers
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Pasadena, CA
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South Pasadena, CA
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Last update: Jul 05, 2019