D.C. Dador (she/her/hers) is a Filipino-American science fiction & fantasy author whose stories for young readers feature kids from immigrant families going on scary, fun adventures. 

As an author, D.C. enjoys weaving her heritage into her tales. Growing up, she accidentally disturbed a dwende’s ant hill home and suffered the consequences when the spiteful spirit cursed her with temporary hair loss. Fortunately, one of her Filipino aunties was able to find a cure! 

D.C. resides in Virginia where she is a government relations specialist and enjoys exploring historic (sometimes haunted) sites with her family. She is represented by Tara Gonzalez at Erin Murphy Literary Agency. 

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