ABOUT JOYCE MASONGSONG-RAY

  • Joyce Masongsong-Ray was born and raised in Miami, Florida, spent a chapter of her life in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and currently lives in a small town in the Santa Cruz Mountains in northern California. Her family roots stretch from the Philippines to Canada. Among other things, she is a mom, former elementary school teacher and roller derby referee. She writes and illustrates stories embracing cultural identity, science and engineering, silly humor and magical cats.