I.W. Gregorio

IW Gregorio is a practicing urologist by day, masked avenging YA writer by night. She is author of the Schneider Award-winning THIS IS MY BRAIN IN LOVE, which is an Amazon Editor’s Pick, a Cybils Award Finalist, and a NEIBA Windows and Mirrors Book Selection.
After getting her MD, she did her residency at Stanford, where she met the intersex patient who inspired her debut novel, NONE OF THE ABOVE, which was a Lambda Literary Finalist, a Publishers Weekly Flying Start, and an ALA Rainbow List selection. She is proud to be a board member of interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth, and is a founding member of We Need Diverse Books. Her essays have been published in Newsweek, The Washington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and Scientific American, among others. Find her online at www.iwgregorio.com and on Twitter/Instagram at @iwgregorio.

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