Maya Fleischmann is the author of Finding Ching Ha, and a freelance writer. Her stories and articles have appeared in travel and cultural magazines and books, to include Peril and Chicken Soup for the Working Mom’s Soul. Her book reviews are published in book industry trade journals such as Publishers Weekly, BookPage, and Audiofile Magazine. Maya and teacher/illustrator Jennifer Wilder created If You Give a Mum a Minute, a metaphorical tale about self-care for caregivers.
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Maya has lived and traveled overseas extensively. She currently lives in Florida, where the sunlit skies and turquoise waters remind her of her childhood home in Hong Kong.
When Maya is not writing, volunteering as an audiobook narrator for Learning Ally, or hosting writing groups with Pine Island Writers, she is exploring beautiful and eclectic Florida, and sampling new foods.
For more information on other published works by Maya, see mayafleischmann.com or visit her book blog: A Novel Fiend.
For Maya’s island talk and travel tales, please visit turquoisemaya.com
You can reach Maya at email@example.com
Glenn Morey is half of a husband/wife filmmaking team, along with Julie Morey. Glenn is an inter-country adoptee, born in Seoul, Korea. He lives in Denver. Among his credits, he was an Executive Producer for the documentary film, House on Fire: Black America Responds to AIDS, featuring Julian Bond, Kweisi Mfume, Maya Angelou, and others, broadcast on PBS.
The Moreys’ current documentary film project, Side by Side, presents the stories of 100 former South Korean orphans and “social orphans” who were adopted to Western countries or who aged out of Korean orphanages. Side by Side won the Gold Jury Award for Best Short Documentary at the Social Justice Film Festival. It was also an Official Selection of the San Diego Asian Film Festival, Boston Asian American Film Festival, Dumbo Film Festival, and others. In 2019, Side by Side was adapted as a New York Times Op Doc, Given Away, as well as a 12-screen video art installation that exhibited in Seoul and New York City. Side by Side has now been adapted as an Audible Original titled, Given Away, now available at Audible.com.
The Moreys have been featured on NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. Contact: Glenn Morey at firstname.lastname@example.org
Selected Press and Links
New York Times // NPR All Things Considered // NPR Morning Edition // Korea Herald // NPR’s Denver Affiliate CPR // Chosun // Psychology Today // Hyphen Magazine