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About Me

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SONJA THOMAS (she/her) writes stories for readers of all ages, often featuring brave, everyday girls doing extraordinary things. Raised in Central Florida—home of the wonderful world of Disney, humidity, and hurricanes—and a Washington, DC transplant for 11 years (go Nats!), she's now “keeping it weird” in the Pacific Northwest.


Ruled by coffee & cats, a few of her favorite things are

  • dancing to music blasting in the living room 

  • traveling to new places and buying a magnet before leaving

  • snuggling with her furry friend, Gabbie Lu (just don't let her roommate's 3 other cats know!)

She's a contributing author for Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl MagicSir Fig Newton and the Science of Persistence is her debut middle grade novel.

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