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Alex Gino

Alex Gino writes queer and progressive middle grade novels, including the Stonewall Award-winning Melissa. Alex is from Staten Island, NY and now lives in the Hudson Valley with their cats, Thunder and Lightning. They love glitter, ice cream, gardening, awe-ful puns, and stories that reflect the complexity of being alive.

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