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Featured Guests for March-April: Singapore’s AJ Low

Myra here.

We have just recently launched our bimonthly theme for March-April: Rainbow Colours of Diversity: Voices of the Silenced. 

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In keeping with our multicultural theme, I am very glad to welcome very talented local authors based in Singapore. I was hoping to save this wonderful husband-and-wife tandem for a mystery / suspense/ whodunit theme, but since we won’t be having that until next year, our multicultural theme is just as perfect, I thought.

Welcome to GatheringBooks, Adan and Felicia!

Meet the Storyteller(s): Sherlock Sam’s AJ Low

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This is the pseudonym used by the husband and wife tandem Adan Jimenez and Felicia Low-Jimenez, amazing middle-grade novel authors of the Sherlock Sam series which is taking Singapore by storm. Here is their official bio:

Born in California to Mexican immigrant parents, Adan became an immigrant himself when he moved to Singapore after graduating from New York University with an English Literature degree. He previously co-wrote a children’s book, Twisted Journeys #22: Hero City. He loves comics, LEGO®, books, movies, games (analog and video), Doctor Who and sandwiches, and one day hopes to own a store that sells all these things. Felicia was born and raised in Singapore. She spent most of her childhood with her head in the clouds and her nose buried in a book, and now daydreams of owning her own bookstore. She has a graduate degree in Literary Theory, and the Sherlock Sam series is Felicia’s debut writing effort, after accumulating years of experience buying, selling and marketing books. You can contact the authors at sherlock (dot) sam (dot) sg (at) gmail (dot) com or by visiting their website and facebook page

We are looking forward to knowing more about Adan and Felicia in the next two months.

How about you, dear friends, what’s going on in your blog this March/April?

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Myra is a Teacher Educator and a registered clinical psychologist based in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. Prior to moving to the Middle East, she lived for eleven years in Singapore serving as a teacher educator. She has edited five books on rediscovering children’s literature in Asia (with a focus on the Philippines, Malaysia, India, China, Japan) as part of the proceedings for the Asian Festival of Children’s Content where she served as the Chair of the Programme Committee for the Asian Children’s Writers and Illustrators Conference from 2011 until 2019. While she is an academic by day, she is a closet poet and a book hunter at heart. When she is not reading or writing about books or planning her next reads, she is hoping desperately to smash that shuttlecock to smithereens because Badminton Is Life (still looking for badminton courts here at UAE - suggestions are most welcome).

1 comment on “Featured Guests for March-April: Singapore’s AJ Low

  1. Lucky you! I think I would be great friends with Mr. Jimenez – we love the same things! 😀

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