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Diana Ma

Diana Ma is a Chinese American author who writes Middle Grade and Young Adult books that feature Asian American heroes. Her debut novel Heiress Apparently was a 2021 Washington State Book Award finalist in Young Adult Literature. She was also a 2019 We Need Diverse Books mentee and is a Highlights Foundation Muslim Storytellers Fellow. Diana teaches at North Seattle College and believes that it’s important for all kids to recognize themselves as the heroes of the books they read. Her belief that diverse books help us create a better world is what drives her writing and teaching. More information can be found about Diana on her website:

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