Author Archives: I.W. Gregorio

About I.W. Gregorio

Mother. Surgeon. YA writer.

May is a really timely confluence of “awareness months” for This is My Brain in Love, being both Mental Health Month and Asian & Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Starting tomorrow, I’m collaborating with some amazing authors at the Asian Author … Continue reading

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Books – and bookish friends – have gotten me through a lot of tough times in my life, and this pandemic is no different. With a little help from my friends, I’m so excited to announce the This Is My … Continue reading

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There have been scores of essays written on why independent and brick-and-mortar booksellers matter. This quote from writer Rob Hart my seem harsh, but his point is valid. [Online booksellers] will never host a reading where an author can shake hands with … Continue reading

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Any author will tell you that that waiting for trade reviews is one of the worst part of the publishing business, akin to that nail-biting period when kids are waiting for college admission announcements. I am so, so thrilled – … Continue reading

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It has always felt fitting to me that the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) annual convention is held on the week before Thanksgiving. There’s no conference out there that makes authors feel so unbelievably grateful for the educators … Continue reading

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(stolen shamelessly from my Facebook page): One year ago, I wan’t sure I would ever publish another book. My medical practice was (and remains) one of the busiest and most thinly stretched in my county, and I had a proposal … Continue reading

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I’ve been working on intersex activism for about five years now, and it’s been one of the most rewarding turns in my career. I’ve met amazing intersex adults, even more incredible intersex children, and listened to medical horror stories that … Continue reading

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Hey, look at Teen Vogue, doing amazing work again: I’m so delighted to support my intersex peeps by talking about why doctors need to rethink intersex surgeries performed on children before they can rightfully give consent. Here’s another Op-Ed I … Continue reading

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I’m very proud to have written about intersex in this Newsweek op-ed.  More info on the story behind the story coming soon…  

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I’ll be honest: When I first went out to agents with None of the Above, part of me worried that traditional publishing wouldn’t touch a project with an intersex main character. For one, it was impossible to write about intersex … Continue reading

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