Maureen Tai is a Malaysian writer with published creative works in literary magazines such as Cha, Mekong Review, and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, as well as in local and international anthologies and magazines. She has also been shortlisted in several international competitions, most recently for flash fiction in UK’s Bridport Prize 2021. However, Maureen’s ultimate dream is to write for children. Having published children’s short stories with Oxford University Press and Marshall Cavendish, she is currently working on her first middle-grade novel set in her home country, Malaysia. Her work and children’s book reviews can be found at www.maureentai.com.