Gail D. Villanueva
Gail D. Villanueva is a Filipino writer and graphic artist based in the Philippines. She is the author of Sugar And Spite (Scholastic, 2021) and the upcoming Lulu Sinagtala and the Tagalog Gods series (HarperCollins, 2023). Her debut novel, My Fate According to the Butterfly (Scholastic, 2019), was named a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus Reviews, an Amazon Best Book of the Month Editor’s Pick, and a NCSS-CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People. Gail was born in Manila but was raised in Quezon City. She and her husband currently live in Rizal where they run a web design company while constantly trying to keep up with the shenanigans of their many pets—dogs, ducks, turtles, cats, and random birds they befriend in the backyard. Learn more at www.gaildvillanueva.com.