NoNieqa Ramos is an educator and author of picture books and young adult literature. Their debut picture book Your Mama, illustrated by Jacqueline Alcántara, earned starred reviews from Booklist, School Library Journal, and Kirkus. The Virginia Center for the Book selected Your Mama as Virginia’s Great Read for 2021, to be highlighted by the Library of Congress’s Center for the Book at the National Book Festival, and is shortlisted for the Kirkus Prize. Lerner books released their picture book Hair Story, illustrated by Keisha Morris, September 7, 2021. NoNieqa is a proud member of Las Musas Books collective and the Soaring 20s PB debut group.