Mae Respicio

Mae Respicio writes heartfelt middle grade. She lives in California with her family.

Mae Respicio is a Filipina-American writer. Her charming, thought-provoking middle-grade  debut, A HOUSE LIKE THIS, was preempted by Wendy Lamb at her eponymous Random House imprint.

She is a former PEN Emerging Voices Fellow and author of Images of America: Filipinos in Los Angeles (Arcadia Publishing).  She has previously been published in The Bigger the Better the Tighter the Sweater: 21 Funny Women on Beauty, Body Image, and Other Hazards of Being Female (Seal Press) and she completed a writing residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts.  Mae  was also a longtime administrator for an established writing program at UCLA, where she was fortunate to build many connections with authors.



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