About the Author
Malinda Lo was born in China and moved to the United States as a child. She grew up in Colorado and has since lived in Boston, New York, London, Beijing, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. She is the former managing editor of AfterEllen.com, the largest entertainment news website for lesbians and bisexual women. In 2006, Malinda was awarded the Sarah Pettit Memorial Award for Excellence in LGBT Journalism by the National Gay and Lesbian Journalists Association. She is a graduate of Wellesley College and has master's degrees from Harvard and Stanford universities.
Malinda now lives in Northern California with her partner and their dog. Ash is her first novel. Her website is www.malindalo.com.
Praise for Ash…
"A rich and darkly moving tale I couldn't put down. Malinda Lo is an exciting and welcome new voice in YA."
"Cinderella, gorgeously reimagined, captivating and winsome. After you've fallen into the storytelling world of Malinda Lo, the truth of love will transcend the romantic ideal of fairy tales."
" This lyrically retold Cinderella tale is not just a beautifully updated fable, but an ode to the transformative power of love."