Gloria Chao is the critically acclaimed author of American Panda, Our Wayward Fate, and Rent a Boyfriend (fall 2020). Learn about Gloria’s journey to discovering her passion for writing, how she found her voice, and what the publication process looks like.
Wednesday, October 23rd, 7:00pm
Ottawa Public Library, Cumberland branch
1599 Tenth Line Rd, Orléans
American Panda received four starred trade reviews, is a Junior Library Guild Selection and Indie’s Next Pick, and is a Seventeen Magazine, Bustle, PopSugar, Chicago Public Library, and Paste Magazine Best YA Book of 2018.
Her wayward journey to fiction included studying business at MIT, then becoming a dentist. Gloria was once a black belt in kung-fu and an avid dancer, but nowadays you can find her teaming up with her husband on the curling ice.
Part of the Ottawa Public Library's Teen Author Fest 2019.