Mayra Cuevas is the author of the young adult novels Does My Body Offend You? (with Marie Marquardt) and the foodie romcom Salty, Bitter, Sweet. Her short story “Resilient” was published in the anthology FORESHADOW: The Magic of Reading & Writing YA. Mayra is an award-winning journalist for CNN, the co-founder of the Latinx Kidlit Book Festival and a member of Las Musas Books, a Latinx authors collective. She keeps her sanity by practicing Modern Buddhism and meditation and serving on the Board of Kadampa Meditation Center Georgia. Mayra has a Masters in Investigative Reporting from Florida International University. She was born and raised in Puerto Rico and now lives in Atlanta.
August 14, 2022