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Jasmine Warga

Jasmine Warga
Courtesy of Jasmine Warga
Jasmine Warga

Jasmine Warga is an author of young adult and middle-grade novels. Her book Other Words For Home won the John Newbery Honor in 2020. Her recent
novel, A Rover's Story, was a New York Times best-selling book.

Jasmine talks with Hanif about Cincinnati chili, ice cream, processing grief, being a Muslim in America after 9/11, Bengals fandom, the National, and getting a very special phone call at 4:30 a.m.

Funding for Small Joys with Hanif Abdurraqib is provided by The Columbus Foundation and the and the Greater Columbus Arts Council.