Category: Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage

Abbas | A. Ali
Marzieh
Marzieh is a baker turned award-winning author. She loves adding magic to her creations– whether that’s a…
Chang
Janie
Janie Chang is a Canadian bestselling author of historical fiction. She has a degree in Computing Science…
Choo
Yangsze
Yangsze Choo is the New York Times bestselling author of THE GHOST BRIDE (now a Netflix Original series) …
Dao
Julie C.
Julie C. Dao is the critically acclaimed author of many books. Her novels have earned starred reviews fro…
Divakaruni
Chitra Banerjee
Dr. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni is an award-winning author, poet, activist and professor. She is the autho…
Faruqi
Reem
When Reem Faruqi taught second grade, her favorite time was “Read Aloud” time. Now, her favorite time at …
Ford
Jamie
Jamie Ford is a Northwest author most widely known for his bestselling Seattle-based novels. His debut, H…
Gharib
Malaka
Malaka Gharib is a journalist, cartoonist and graphic novelist. She is the author of "I Was Their America…
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Amitav
Amitav Ghosh was born in Calcutta and grew up in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. He studied in Delhi, Ox…
Gregorio
I.W.
I. W. Gregorio (she/her) is a practicing surgeon by day, award-winning YA writer by night. Her debut nove…
Hana Kim
Crystal
Crystal Hana Kim is the author of If You Leave Me, which was a Booklist Editor’s Choice title, Longlisted…
Hoang
Jamie Jo
Jamie Jo Hoang is the daughter of Vietnamese refugees. She grew up in Orange County, CA—not the rich part…