Category: Immigrants & Refugees

Marina Budhos
Marina Budhos is an author of award-winning fiction and nonfiction. Her newest young adult novel, We Are …
Jimmy Cajoleas
Jimmy Cajoleas grew up in Jackson, Mississippi. He spent years traveling the country and playing music be…
Rocky Callen
Rocky Callen, the daughter of an Ecuadorian immigrant, has long lived a life of service ever since she wa…
Pablo Cartaya
Pablo Cartaya is an internationally acclaimed author, screenwriter, speaker, and educator. His work has b…
Malaka Gharib
Malaka Gharib is a journalist, cartoonist and graphic novelist. She is the author of I Was Their American…
Sarah Glidden
Sarah Glidden is a cartoonist and illustrator working primarily in non-fiction and reportage comics. Her …
Reyna Grande
Reyna Grande is the author of the bestselling memoir, The Distance Between Us, (2012) where she writes ab…
Adib Khorram
Adib Khorram is a queer Iranian-American author. He was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. A theat…
Rajani LaRocca
Rajani LaRocca is a physician and award-winning author of books for young people. She was born in Bangalo…
Stacey Lee
Stacey Lee is an award-winning author of historical and contemporary young adult fiction. A native of Sou…
Chris Soentpiet
Chris Soentpiet (pronounced “soon-pete”) is an illustrator and author of children’s books. He also enjoys…
Yin Soentpiet
Even though Yin was born in Brooklyn, she couldn’t understand English when she was young, because her par…
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