Cindy Pon

Cindy Pon is the author of “Silver Phoenix,” which was named one of the Top Ten Fantasy and Science Fiction Books for Youth by the American Library Association’s Booklist and one of 2009′s best Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Horror by VOYA; “Serpentine” and “Sacrifice,” which were both Junior Library Guild selections and received starred reviews from School Library Journal and Kirkus, respectively; and “WANT,” also a Junior Library Guild selection. Her newest book is “RUSE” (March 2019), the sequel to near-future thriller set in Taipei. She is the co-founder of Diversity in YA with Malinda Lo and on the advisory board of We Need Diverse Books. Cindy is also a Chinese brush-painting student of nearly two decades.