Tuesday, 28 August 2018

  Have you seen the news? I’m part of Las Musas, an unprecedented group of debut and Sophomore Latinx authors of MG and YA stories. Head over to our website to learn more about us and our books. Although we all come from very diverse backgrounds, we each represents a different aspect of the Latinx […]

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Monday, 23 July 2018

Earlier this month my third deal was announced: my fourth book, a contemporary middle grade entitled ON THESE MAGIC SHORES (extra points if you get where the reference is from) will finally be published in 2020 by Tu Books/Lee and Low. In 2015, this little book of mine received the New Visions Honor Award, and […]

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Monday, 21 May 2018

Amigos, an exclusive cover reveal, excerpt AND giveaway of BLIZZARD BESTIES is up on Project MG Mayhem! Hop over there to take a peek and–who knows?–be the winner of a copy of my book AND another WISH line book!

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Monday, 11 December 2017

On Wednesday, my super agent Linda sent me a quick text: Your book will be announced sometime Thursday. Needless to say, I couldn’t sleep all night. Every time I thought about the announcement going live, I got butterflies in my stomach. And then Thursday arrived, and my book wasn’t in the morning Publisher Marketplace new […]

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Today I was supposed to write 3,500 words. I’m at the end of a very emotional middle grade that has consumed my life for the past months. I’m so grateful to work with my wonderful VCFA mentor, whose encouragement and guidance has meant the world for me to keep going. Today, I only wrote 500 […]

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Yamile Saied Mendez

Yamile (sha-MEE-lay) Saied Méndez is a fútbol-obsessed Argentine-American, Picture Book, Middle Grade, and Young Adult author.

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