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Anita Amirrezvani

Anita Amirrezvani was born in Tehran, Iran, and raised in San Francisco. Her first novel, The Blood of Flowers, has appeared in 34 languages and was long-listed for the 2008 Orange Prize for Fiction. Her second novel, Equal of the Sun, has…
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Nayomi Munaweera

Nayomi Munaweera is an award-winning novelist. Her debut, Island of a Thousand Mirrors, won the Commonwealth Book Prize for the Asian Region and was short-listed for the DSC Prize and Man Asia Prizes. It was chosen as a Target Book Club book.…
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David Roderick

David Roderick is the author of two poetry collections, Blue Colonial and The Americans. His awards include a Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford, the Amy Lowell Traveling Scholarship, and an NEA Fellowship in Poetry. David directs Left…
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Jacob Kahn

Jacob Kahn is a librarian, poet, editor, and curator living in Oakland, CA. He is the author of the book Mine Eclogue (Roof Books, 2022) and several chapbooks, most recently A Is For Aegis (DoubleCross Press, 2021). With Sophia Dahlin, he…
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Anna Gabriella Casalme

Anna Gabriella Casalme is the proud daughter of Filipino immigrants and a kid-lit writer based in San Francisco. She is the founder of Novelly, which is on a mission to publish literature by diverse youth authors and get youth authors taught…
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Yesica Hurd

Yesica Hurd is a Mexican-American children’s librarian and author. She was born and raised in Fort Bragg, California. She earned a BA in English from Reed College and an MLIS from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Currently, she…
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Viet Thanh Nguyen

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Alka Joshi

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Laura Gao

Laura Gao (she/they) is the author and illustrator of YA graphic novels featuring queer and diverse teens. Their graphic memoir, Messy Roots, debuted on the Indies Bestsellers List in 2022. Their upcoming book, Kirby's Lessons on Falling…