About Author Thanhha Lai
I wrote Inside Out & Back Again, published in 2011. My second novel Listen, Slowly, was published February 17, 2015.
Butterfly Yellow, my third book, will be available in Fall 2019. I was born in Saigon, Vietnam, immigrated to Montgomery, Alabama after the war in 1975 and currently live north of New York City.
Click HERE to learn how to pronounce my name, Thanhhà Lại.
It is an honor and surprise to become #1 on the New York Times best seller list for Inside Out & Back Again and win various awards, including National Book Award and a Newbery Honor. It is wonderful to hear that readers enjoy my work and I appreciate you. I hope to hear from you and thank you for letting me know your feelings when reading my books.