POC/NA Young Adult Authors

Asian Pacific Islander American

Adeline Yen Mah (Chinese American)
Akemi Bowman
Ali Lawati
Amy Zhang
Aisha Saeed
Aminah May Safi (Muslim American)
An Na (Korean American)
Anjali Banerjee (Asian-Indian American)
Arvin Ahmadi(Iranian American)
Ashok Banker
Axie Oh
Bali Rai
Candy Gourley
Caroline Tung Richmond
Catherine Torres (Filipino)
CB Lee (Chinese Vietnamese American)
Charlotte Huang
Cindy Lin
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)
Gwendolyn Willow wilson
Gene Luen Yang (Chinese American)
Grace Lin (Taiwanese American)
Hafsah Faizal (Sri Lankan/Arab American)
Hanna Alkaf (Malaysian)
Heidi Helig
Hena Khan
Hiromi Goto  (Japanese Canadian)
Icy Smith
Ilene W. Gregorio
Intisar Khanani
Isamu Fukui
Janet Wong (Chinese Korean American)
Jasmine Warga (Turkish American)
Jenny Han (Asian American)
Joan He (Chinese 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
Mai K.Nguyen
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)
Meghan Nuttall Syres
Mike Jung
Milly Lee (Chinese American)
Misa Sugiura
Mitali Perkins (Asian-Indian American)
Muhammad Khan (Palestinian British)
Nafiza Azad
Naheed Hasnat Senzai
Na’ima B. Roberts
Naomi Shihab Nye (Palenstinian American)
Narinder Dhami (Asian-Indian British)
Neesha Meminger  (Asian Indian Canadian)
Nidhi Chanani
Nisha Sharma
Padma Venkatraman (Asian Indian American)
Paul Yee (Chinese American)
Pintip Dunn
Rahul Kanakia
Randa Abdel-Fattah (Palestinian/Egyptian Australian)
Remy Lai
Renée Ahdieh
Riley Redgate
Rhonda Belleza
Rich Lo
Rin Chupeco
Rosani Chokshi (Indian/Filipino American)
Roshani Chokshi 
S. Jae-Jones
Saadia Faruqi
Sabaa Tahir
Sabina Khan 
Samira Ahmed
Sandhya Menon
Sara Farizan (Iranian American)
 Sara Saedi (Iranian American)
Sarvenaz Tash
Sarwat Chadda (East Indian-British)
Savita Kalhan (Indian-British)
Sayantani Dasgupta  (Indian American)
S. F. Said 
Shaila Patel
Sheba Karim
Sheela Chari (Indian American)
Sita Brahmachari (Asian Indian British)
S.K. Ali
Sona Charaipotra
Soman Chainani (Indian American)
Stacey H. Lee (Chinese American)
Susan Tan
Swati Teerdhala
Tanaz Bhathena (Canadian Indian)
Taran Matharu
Tahereh Mafi (Asian American)
Thanhha Lai
Uma Krishnaswami (Asian Indian American)
Valynne E. Maetani 
Varsha Bajaj(Asian Indian American)
Veera Hirandandani
Virginia  Loh Hagan (Chinese-American)
Vivek Shraya
Lori M. Lee
Y. S. Lee (Chinese Canadian)
Yoshiko Uchida (Japanese American)
Zanib Mian

Black

Adwoa Badoe
Angie Thomas
Alaya Dawn Johnson
Alicia Williams
Allison Whittenberg
Amanda Joy
Amir Abrams
Angela Johnson
Artist Arthur
Ashley Franklin (Black Muslim)
Ashley Woodfolk
Barbara Binns
Ben Philippe
Bil Wright
Balogun Ojetade
Brandy Colbert
Brenda Woods
Camryn Garrett
Candace Montgomery
Carla Sarratt
Celeste O. Norfleet
Charles R. Smith
Chris Ledbetter
Chris L. Terry
Christine Kendall
Christopher John Farley
Claire Kann
Coe Booth
Colin Bootman
Craig  Laurance Gidney
Crystal Allen
Dana L. Davis
Danielle Paige
David Barclay
Debbie Rigaud
Denene Millner
Denise Lewis Patrick
Derrick Barnes
Dhonielle Clayton
Dream Jordan
Duchess Harris
Earl Sewell
Ebony Joy Wilkins
Ernest Hill
Gwendolyn Hooks
Greg Neri
Ibi Zoboi
Jacqueline Woodson
Jaime Reed
Jamie Adoff
Janice Lynn Mather 
Jasmine Richards 
Jason Reynolds
 Jay Coles
Jerry Craft
Jesse C. Jackson
Jewell Parker Rhodes
Julius Lester
Justin A. Reynolds
Justina Ireland
Kayla Ancrum
Kalisha Buckhanon
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Karen Simpson
Karen Strong
Kekla Magoon
Kelli London
Kacen Callender
Karen Parsons
Kimberly Reid
Kristina Forest
Kosoko Jackson
Kwame Alexander
Liari Timani
Lisa Moore Ramée
L. L. McKinney
Lamar Giles
L. Divine
LeSean Thomas
Lola Stvil
Mariama J. Lockington
Marilyn Nelson
Maurice Broaddus
Nalo Hopkinson
Nic Stone
Nicola Yoon  (Jamaican American)
Nikki Grimes
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Paula Chase
Philana Marie Boles
Randi Pink
Rebecca Barrow 
Rena Barron
Renee Watson
Reshonda Tate Billingsley
Ronald L. Smith
Ronni Davis
Sarah Everett
Sarah Raughley 
Sharon Dennis Wyeth
Sharon Draper
Sharon Flake
Shelia P. Moses
Sherri L. Smith
Sherri Winston
Sonia Hayes
Stephanie Kuehn
Stephanie Moore-Perry
Tamika Gibson
Tanita S. Davis
Tiffany Brownlee
Tiffany D. Jackson
Tochi Onyebuchi
Tololwa Mollel
Tomi Adeyemi
Tony Medina

Tonya Bolden
Tonya Cherie Hegamin
Torrey Maldonado

Tracey Baptiste (Caribbean American)
Varian Johnson
Walter Dean Myers
Winifred Burton
Zetta Elliott   

Indigenous

Allen Sockabasin (Passamaquoddy)
Ambelin Kwaymullina (Palyku)
Brandon Hobson
Carla Messinger (Turtle Clan Lenape)
Chad Solomon (Ojibwe)
Cherie Dimaline (Métis)
Cynthia Leitich Smith (Muscogee)
Eric Gansworth
Daniel H. Wilson
Dawn Quigley
Delphine Red Shirt
Jacqueline Guest
Jan Bourdeau Waboose (Nishnawbe Ojibway)
Joseph Bruchac  (Abenaki)
Joseph M. Marshall III (Sicangu Lakota/Rosebud Sioux)
Joy Harjo (Mvskoke)
Kate Hart (Chikasaw)
Katherine Vernette (Métis)
Kevin Noble Maillard (Black Seminole)
Kristy Orona-Ramirez (Taos Pueblo/Raramuri)
Lisa Charleyboy (Tsilhqot’in – Raven Clan)
Laura Tohe (Diné /Navajo)
Louise Erdrich (Chippewa)
Michael Kusugak (Inuit)
Nicola Campbell (Nle7kepmx, Nsilx and Métis)
Richard Van Camp (Dogrib / Tlicho)
Robbie Robertson (Mohawk)
S. D. Nelson  (Standing Rock Sioux)
Sean Qitsualik-Tinsley (Scottish/Mohawk)
Sherman Alexie (Spokane/Coeur d’Alene)
Simon Ortiz (Acoma Pueblo)
Tim Tingle  (Choctaw)
Traci McClellan-Sorell (Cherokee)
Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve  (Lakota Sioux)
Yvonne Wakim Dennis (Cherokee/Sand Hill/Syrian)

Latinx

Alex Sanchez
Adam Silvera (Puerto Rican)
Aida Salazar (Mexican American)
Alisa Valdés
Alma Flor Ada
Angela Cervantes
Anna-Marie McLemore
Ava Jae
Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Bettina Restrepo
Caridad Ferrer
Carlos Hernandez
Celia Perez
Charles Rice González
Christina Diaz Gonzalez
Christina García
Cindy L. Rodriguez
Claudia Guadalupe Martínez
Claudia Meléndez
Courtney Alameda
Danette Vigilante
Daniel Jose Older
David Bowles
David Hernandez
Diane Gonzales Bertrand
Diana López
Donna Freitas
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Elsa Amado (Guatemalan Canadian)
Elizabeth Acevedo
Emma Otheguy
Erika L. Sánchez
Estela Bernal
Eva Darrows
Francisco Jiménez
Francisco X. Stork
Gaby Triana
Gabby Rivera
Gary Soto
Gloria Velásquez
Jennifer Torres
Jennifer Ziegler
Joe Jiménez
Guadelupe Garcia McCall
Hillary Manahan
Isabel Quintero
Jennifer Cervantes
Jennifer Mathieu
Jenny Torres Sanchez
Jorge Aguirre
Juan Felipe Herrera
Julia Alvarez
Judith Ortiz Cofer
Kelly Loy Gilbert
Kelly Parra
Kim Baker
Lila Quintero Weaver
Lilliam Rivera
Lydia Gil
Lynn Joseph
Malin Alegria
Margarita Engle
Maria E. Andreu
Marjorie Agosín
Matt de la Peña
Maya Motayne
Matt Mendez
Meg Medina
Melissa Gray
Nancy Osa
Natasha Deen (Guyanese Canadian)
Nicholasa Mohr
Nina Moreno
Ofelia Dumas Lachtman
Olive Senior
Pam Muñoz Ryan
Patrick Flores-Scott
Rafael Rosado
Raúl the Third
Ray Villareal
René Saldana Jr
Rigoberto González
Samantha Mabry
Sindy Felin
Socorro Acioli
Sofia Quintero
Sonia Manzano
Stephanie Kuehn
Steven dos Santos
Tony Medina
Torrey Maldonado
Xavier Garza
Veronica Chambers
Viola Canales
Will Alexander
Yasmin Shiraz
Yxta Maya Murray
Zoraida Córdova

Mixed Race/Bi-Racial/AfroLatinx

Adam Garnet Jones (Cree/Métis/Danish)
Anna Perera (Sri Lankan/European)
Crystal Chan
Elizabeth Acevedo
Kimberly Pauley (Chinese/mixed race American)
Makanaonalani Nicholson (Hawaiian/White)
Nàima B. Robert (African/European; Bristish Muslim)
Rebecca Roanhorse (Ohkay Owingeh /Black)
Renee Ahdieh
Shannon Gibney
Sundee T. Frazier
Torrey Maldonado
Valeria Tejeda
Veronica Chambers (Afro Latinx)

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