Mia P. Manansala (MAH-nahn-sah-lah) is a writer and book coach from Chicago who loves books, baking, and bad-ass women. She uses humor (and murder) to explore aspects of the Filipino diaspora, queerness and her millennial love for pop culture. "Blackmail and Bibingka" is her latest novel.
A lover of all things geeky, Manansala spends her days procrastibaking, playing video games, reading cozy mysteries and diverse romance, and cuddling her dogs Gumiho and Max Power.
Awards: Macavity Award, Anthony Award, Agatha Award
Communities: LGBTQ+, Asian American