Asian Pacific Islander History Month

Any time is a good time to find a new favorite author! May is a good time to discover a new Asian Pacific Islander History author! And, it’s a good time for me to update my list! I haven’t updated this list in a while, so please check closely. Obvious names could easily be missing. Please remember I look for middle grade and young adult authors only.

Thanks for your help with this!

Adeline Yen Mah (Chinese American)
Akemi Bowman
Ali Lawati
Amy Zhang
Aisha Saeed
Aminah May Safi (Muslim American)
An Na (Korean American)
Anjali Banerjee (Indian American)
Ashok Banker
Axie Oh
Bali Rai
Candy Gourley
CB Lee (Chinese Vietnamese American)
Catherine Torres (Filipino)
Charlotte Huang
Cindy Pon (Taiwanese American)
Cynthia Kadohata (Japanese American)
Daniel Nayeri(Iranian American)
David Yoo (Chinese American)
Dina Nayeri (Iranian American)
Devi Menon
E.C. Myers
Ellen Oh
Elsie Chapman
Erika Lee (Chinese American)
Erin Entrada Kelly (Filipino American)
Erin L. Schneider (Hawaiian)
F. Lit Yu
Evelyn Skye
F. C. Lee
Fonda Lee (Chinese Canadian)
Francis Lee Hall (Chinese American)
Gene Luen Yang (Chinese American)
Grace Lin (Taiwanese American)
Heidi Helig
Hena Khan
Hiromi Goto  (Japanese Canadian)
Icy Smith (Chinese American)
Ilene W. Gregorio
Intisar Khanani
Isamu Fukui
Janet Wong (Chinese Korean American)
Jasmine Warga (Turkish American)
Jenny Han (Asian American)
Julia Doa
Julie Kagawa (Japanese American)
Justina Chen (Taiwanese American)
Karen Bao
Karuna Riazi
Kashmira Sheth (Indian American)
Kat Zhang  (Chinese American)
Kate Evangelista (Filipina)
Kathleen Burkinshaw (Japanese American)
Kavita Daswani
Kazu Kibuishi
Kelly Loy Gilbert
Ken Mochizuki (Japanese American)
Kendare Blake (Korean American)
Ki-Wing Merlin
Kristen Simmons
Kristi Shen
Laurence Yep (Chinese American)
Leila Rasheed (Bangladeshi British)
Lenore Look (Chinese American)
Lensey Namioka (Chinese American)
Linda Sue Park (Korean American)
Lisa Yee (Chinese American)
Livia Blackburne
Lydia Kang
Makiia Lucier (Pacific Islander)
Malinda Lo (Chinese American)
Many Ly
Marie Lu
Mariko Tamaki (Japanese/Jewish Canadian)
Marina  Tamar Budhos (Indo Caribbean)
Marty Chan (Chinese Canadian)
Maurene Goo
May-Lee Chai(Chinese/Irish American)
Mike Jung
Milly Lee (Chinese American)
Misa Sugiura
Mitali Perkins (Indian American)
Naheed Hasnat Senzai
Naomi Shihab Nye (Palenstinian American)
Narinder Dhami (Indian British)
Neesha Meminger  (Indian Canadian)
Nidhi Chanani
Nisha Sharma
Padma Venkatraman (Indian American)
Paul Yee (Chinese American)
Pintip Dunn
Rahul Kanakia
Randa Abdel-Fattah (Palestinian/Egyptian Australian)
Renée Ahdieh
Riley Redgate
Rhonda Belleza
Rich Lo
Rin Chupeco
Rosani Chokshi (Indian/Filipino American)
S. Jae-Jones
Saadia Faruqi
Sabaa Tahir
Samira Ahmed
Sandha Menon
Sanyantani Dasgupta
Sara Farizan (Iranian American)
 Sara Saedi (Iranian American)
Sarvenaz Tash
Sarwat Chadda (East Indian-British)
Savita Kalhan (Indian-British)
Zanib Mian
S. F. Said 
Shaila Patel
Sheba Karim
Sheela Chari (Indian American)
Sita Brahmachari (Indian British)
S.K. Ali
Sonia Charaipotra
Soman Chainani (Indian American)
Stacey H. Lee (Chinese American)
Susan Tan
Tanaz Bhathena
Tahereh Mafi 
Thanhha Lai
Uma Krishnaswami (Indian American)
Valynne E. Maetani 
Varsha Bajaj(Indian American)
Veera Hirandandani
Virginia  Loh Hagan (Chinese-American)
Vivek Shraya (Indian Canadian)
Lori M. Lee
Y. S. Lee (Chinese Canadian)
Yoshiko Uchida (Japanese American)
Kat Zhang

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