Axie Oh is a first-generation Korean American, born in New York City and raised in New Jersey. She studied Korean history and creative writing as an undergrad at the University of California San Diego and is currently pursuing an MFA in Writing for Young People from Lesley University. Out this month is the follow up science fiction novel to Rebel Seoul, which takes place in Neo Beijing, 2201. New Visions Award Winner, Rogue Heart, is described by Booklist, starred review, as “Equal parts Kdrama (Korean drama) and sci-fi blockbuster. Oh blends futuristic tech, authentic Korean culture, and romance in this complex, utterly engrossing, and wholly fresh story that is sure to entice a wide array of readers.” School Library Journal says, “This action-packed sci-fi novel, with deeper explorations of empathy, humanity, and the capacity to love, is a great choice for most collections.” Axie’s passions include K-pop, anime, stationery supplies, and milk tea. She currently resides in Las Vegas, Nevada, with her puppy, Toro (named after Totoro).