Mae Respicio is author of the middle grade novel THE HOUSE THAT LOU BUILT, debuting summer 2018 from Penguin Random House & Wendy Lamb Books. She is the past recipient of a PEN USA Emerging Voices Fellowship and a former writer-in-residence at Hedgebrook and the Atlantic Center for the Arts; her non-fiction and essays have appeared in a variety of anthologies and publications.
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Millicent Min by Lisa Yee
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Mona in the Promised Land by Gish Jen
Dogeaters by Jessica Hagedorn