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Featured Articles

Screenshot 2020-02-12 17.12.50 Quoted in How ‘To All the Boys’ helped usher in the age of the Asian American YA rom-com
Screenshot 2020-02-12 17.16.01 Rent a Boyfriend Cover + First Chapter Reveal
bookriot-logo-1 Quoted in Authors Dont Have Much Control Over Covers Here’s Why
bustle-logo Our Wayward Fate Cover + First Chapter Reveal
bustle-logo How 5 Authors of Color Found Literary Agents Who Understood Their Stories
bustle-logo 14 Young Adult Authors Recommend Their Favorite YA Books Of 2018
2018-09-05 TuftsNow (and featured in print in Tufts Dental Magazine): A Very American Story
bustle-logo American Panda First Chapter Excerpt featured on Bustle
bustle-logo American Panda Cover Reveal and interview

 

 


Podcast Interviews

2018-01-31 (2) 88 Cups of Tea Podcast Interview
2018-02-21 Writer Life Podcast Interview with Fremd High School seniors Amy Ma and Sophia Mavromatis
2018-02-21 (1) What Book Hooked You Podcast Interview with Brock Shelley
2018-01-31 (2) 88 Cups of Tea Podcast: 88th Milestone Episode
My interview begins at 00:19:35!

 

 

Recorded Events

HCPL AAPI Heritage Month Series event with Harris County Public Library
Screenshot 2021-08-18 19.22.03 Young Adult Writers LIVE! event with Enoch Pratt Free Library
Old Fireshouse Books RENT A BOYFRIEND event with Old Firehouse Books
P&P RENT A BOYFRIEND launch event with Politics and Prose Bookstore
Authorama Author Conversation with Addie Tsai for Harris County Public Library’s Summer Authorama
g1iqJSN__400x400 Humor in Kidlit Panel for AAPI Heritage Month
g1iqJSN__400x400 Asian Food & Identity Panel for AAPI Heritage Month

 

 

Guest Posts

Screenshot 2020-05-27 16.48.26 Essay on We Need Diverse Books: I Tried (and Failed) to Write a Fluffy Rom Com
Screenshot 2020-11-03 16.55.12 Op Ed on Frolic: Why Some Asian Women Rent Boyfriends to Introduce to Their Parents
eswVLJnL Guest Post on Adventures in YA Publishing
Confessions of a Tiger Cub: How Writing Improved my Relationship with my Parents
2018-02-07 (2) Guest Post on Pop! Goes The Reader: Writing Own Voices
2018-02-01 (5) Barnes & Noble Teen Blog February Open Mic
USA Today.jpg Featured in USA Today’s Happy Ever After
HEA asks authors: What is a healthy habit you’re doing this year?
2018-02-04 (2) Guest Post: AMERICAN PANDA characters’ favorite TV shows
2018-01-30 Part of AMERICAN PANDA Blog Tour:
Guest Post: 10 Things I learned while writing AMERICAN PANDA
2018-01-05 (4) Guest Post: What Does Global YA Mean to You?
The Book Bratz.png Guest Post: Writing College YA
ReadWriteLove.png Guest Post: AMERICAN PANDA Dance Video and Song Playlists!
eswVLJnL Adventures in YA Publishing post:
Up-and-Comers on their best publishing moments

 

 

Written Interviews

Screenshot 2021-04-27 14.29.06 Author Interview with Terry Galvan for Third Coast Review, Chicago Arts and Culture, Curated
Screenshot 2020-12-07 13.50.01 Q&A with Kinokuniya Malaysia for their Christmas 2020 catalog
Screenshot 2020-11-11 11.39.56 Author Interview with Ms. Oscampo Writes for Hear Our Voices Blog Tour
2018-03-02 Author Interview with Denise Mealy of The Children’s Book Review about RENT A BOYFRIEND
Screenshot 2020-11-01 16.47.49 Interview with Next GenerAsian
screenshot-2020-11-01-16.37.58 Author Interview with Utopia State of Mind about Rent a Boyfriend
Screenshot 2020-09-09 13.43.13 Interview about Inspiration with Mindy McGinnis
Screenshot 2020-05-27 16.48.26 Q&A with We Need Diverse Books
apahm-logo Taiwanese American Heritage Week Author Interview with Shenwei
screenshot-2020-11-01-16.37.58 Author Interview with Utopia State of Mind about Our Wayward Fate
Screenshot 2020-09-18 17.29.16 Interview in The Writer Magazein about How I Write with Allison Futterman
2018-05-22 (3) Author Spotlight with Jodi Gallegos
2018-05-21 (3) Q&A with Deborah Kalb
2018-05-21 (2) Author Chat with Nandini Bharadwaj of Unputdownable Books
2018-03-02 Author Interview with Denise Mealy of The Children’s Book Review about AMERICAN PANDA
2018-02-26 (1) Author Interview with Alison Doherty of Hardcovers and Heroines
2018-02-22 Author Interview in Feb issue of Double the Books Magazine
Sweethearts of YA Author Interview with Sweethearts of YA
eswVLJnL Author chat: On Giving a Voice to Underrepresented Experiences
2018-02-09 (3) Author Q&A with Worn Pages And Ink
2018-02-07 (3) Author Interview with Megan LaCroix
2018-02-07 (4) Debut-to-Debut Interview with Kit Frick
2018-02-07 (5) Author Interview with Tuesday Writers
2018-02-02 (1) Author Interview with Nova McBee of The Spinning Pen
2018-02-02 Part of AMERICAN PANDA Blog Tour:
Author Interview with Hermit Librarian
2018-02-01 (3) First stop on the AMERICAN PANDA Blog Tour!
Author Interview
Operation Awesome.jpg Operation Awesome Debut Author Spotlight
2018-01-30 (1) Author Interview with Jessica at Rich in Color
2018-01-30.png The Debut Dish: Author Interview with That Artsy Reader Girl
2018-01-24 (2) Author Interview with Jessica of Just Another Teen Reading
2018-01-22 (2) Author Interview with Amber of The Reading Addict
2018-01-22 (1).png Author Interview with Christina of Ensconced in Lit
2018-01-18 (1) Author Spotlight: Interviewed by Madeline Colis from
Writer’s Block Party
apahm-logo Taiwanese American Heritage Week Author Interview with Shenwei
2017-06-07 (4) AMERICAN PANDA Cover Reveal Plus Interview on Bustle, written by the talented Zoraida Córdova!
Screenshot 2016-09-01 19.34.51 (2) Success Story Interview by DL Hammons, creator of WRiTE CLUB
Screenshot 2016-08-30 23.45.14 (2) Author Interview by Susan B Kason, author of Good Chinese Wife

 


Starred Reviews for AMERICAN PANDA

SLJ Starred ★ Review from School Library Journal
Booklist.jpg Starred ★ Review from Booklist
PW StarredReview from Publishers Weekly
VOYA StarredReview from VOYA Magazine (not available online)