Mia Garcia

Mia García

M. García Peña / Mia García (she/her) was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She got her MFA at The New School and is the author of Even If the Sky Falls, The Resolutions, and a contributor in the YA cross-genre monster anthology Our Shadows Have Claws. She is a founding member of the Latinx KidLit artist collective Las Musas Books and splits her time between Puerto Rico and New York. You can find her online at mgarciabooks.com.

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