Malín Alegria Ramirez was raised in San Francisco’s Mission District. She’s a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and received her MA in Education. She is a teacher, eco-warrior, Aztec dancer, and performer. She’s messed with Teatro Nopal, Lovefest, the WILL Collective and the ultra fabulous Nopalitas. Estrella’s Quinceñera is her first novel. Malin currently lives in California where she is at work on her second novel.