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Yamile Saied Méndez

Yamile Saied Méndez is a fútbol-obsessed Argentine American author who loves meteor showers, summer, astrology, and pizza. She lives in Utah with her Puerto Rican husband and their five kids, two adorable dogs, and one majestic cat. An inaugural Walter Dean Myers Grant and a New Visions Award Honor recipient, she's also a graduate of Voices of Our Nations (VONA) and the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adult program. She's a founding member of Las Musas, a marketing collective of women and non-binary Latinx children's authors.

Genres: Children's Fiction, Romance

Series contributed to
Anthologies edited
Yamile Saied Méndez recommends
One Jar of Magic (2021)
Corey Ann Haydu
"One Jar of Magic is a bittersweet tale of unmet expectations and complicated relationships, but most of all, it’s about finding magic inside yourself and trusting who you really are. A powerful and empowering story."

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