López, Diana


Los Monstruos: Felice and the Wailing Woman (Kokila), Middle Grade Novel, 2023

BIO: Diana López is the author of several middle grade books including Confetti Girl, Ask My Mood Ring How I Feel, and Lucky Luna, and of the picture book biography, Sing With Me: The Story of Selena Quintanilla, about the famous Tejano music star. Her latest publication, Los Monstruos: Felice and the Wailing Woman, is the first in a series. A retired educator, she often mentors new writers and is currently serving as the president of the Texas Institute of Letters. She lives in Corpus Christi, Texas where she frequently hears tales of ghost women haunting rivers, dancing devils with chicken feet, and half-human, half-owl creatures known as lechuzas. To learn more about her visit www.dianalopezbooks.com.