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.