ABOUT THE AUTHOR
NoNieqa Ramos is an educator, literary activist, and writer of picture books and young adult literature. She wrote THE DISTURBED GIRL’S DICTIONARY, a 2018 New York Public Library Best Book for Teens, a 2019 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults Selection, and a 2019 In the Margins Award Top Ten pick. It earned starred reviews from Booklist, Voya, and Foreword.
Lilliam Rivera, author of DEALING in DREAMS, selected her sophomore book THE TRUTH IS as a Bustle Book Club selection. Hip Latina included TTI in the “10 of the Best Latinx Young Adult Books of 2019.” Remezcla included TTI in the “15 Best Books by Latino and Latin American Authors of 2019.”
Versify will publish her debut picture books YOUR MAMA April 6, 2021 and BEAUTY WOKE in 2022. Lerner will publish her picture book HAIR STORY September 2021. NoNieqa is also a part of Las Musas Book collective and the Soaring 20s debut group.