J. M. M. Nuanez's debut middle grade novel, BIRDIE AND ME, is coming February 18, 2020 from Kathy Dawson Books, an imprint at Penguin Random House. She is represented by Susan Hawk of Upstart Crow Literary and a proud member of SCBWI.

In her spare time, she likes to read, garden, and build miniature things. She's a committed fan of cats, pizza, and YouTube.