Alyssa Reynoso-Morris is a queer Afro-Latinx/e Dominican and Puerto Rican writer, mother, and community organizer.
During the day she works with community members, non-profit organizations, and government officials to make the world a better place. Then she puts her writer’s hat on to craft heartfelt stories about home, family, food, and the fun places she has been.
Alyssa was born and raised in The Bronx, New York, and currently lives in Philadelphia, PA with her partner and daughter. She was awarded a Yuyi Morales Diversity and More Merit Scholarship in 2020 for the Craft and Business of Writing Children’s Picture Books course offered through the Children’s Book Academy. She earned a Las Musas Mentorship and an Editor-Writer Mentorship from The Word for picture books in 2020. She was also selected as a mentee through the PB Chat Mentorship program but withdrew from the program due to being offered representation.
Alyssa is an active member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), a Musa with LAS MUSAS BOOKS, and a member of KidLit In Color.
She hopes you enjoy her stories.
Learn more at Alyssa Reynoso-Morris’s official website