Tanya Boteju is an English teacher and writer living on unceded Coast Salish territories (Vancouver, BC). Her young adult novel, Kings, Queens, and In-Betweens, debuted in May with Simon & Schuster and her second book is slated for 2020. She is grateful for her extroverted wife who keeps her introverted tendencies in check and feeds her good food while she marks essays and writes books. Tanya hopes to continue contributing to the ever-growing, positive representation of diverse characters in literature. Feel free to find out more at tanyaboteju.com.