Independent Publisher Silver Medal Winner
Alejandra – International Latino Book Award Winner
International Latino Book Award Winner
Pig Behing The Bear – Independent Publisher Award Winner
Alejandra
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About the Author

Maria grew up in the Highland Park neighborhood of Los Angeles and moved from the area in 1984 to attend a Ph.D graduate program in Immunology at UC Berkeley. Maria currently resides in Oakland and works as a Professor of Biology at California State University, East Bay where she has been engaged in underrepresented minority student recruitment, teaching, and research for over 22 years. As a researcher and educator Maria’s writings have taken the form of scientific journal publications, and more recently popular press articles. Pig Behind The Bear represents Maria’s first work of fiction.

Media Reviews

Newspaper/Blog Links
Newspaper/Blog Links
Posted on November 15, 2012
Sumiko Saulson Interview
Sumiko Saulson Interview
Posted on November 15, 2012
Lucha Corpi Review
Lucha Corpi Review
Posted on October 19, 2012