Author: paulayoo

“FROM A WHISPER TO A RALLYING CRY,” YA non-fiction book about Vincent Chin, to be published April 6, 2021 by Norton Young Readers

FROM A WHISPER TO A RALLYING CRY: The Killing of Vincent Chin and the Trial that Galvanized the Asian American Movement by Paula Yoo (Norton Young Readers/W.W. Norton & Co., April 6, 2021) I am honored to tell the story of Vincent Chin for the next generation. My book, FROM A WHISPER TO A RALLYING…
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#YooTube: TV Pilot “Olympic Boulevard” Sold to Peacock

I am thrilled to announce that I sold my first original TV drama pilot to Peacock, NBCUniversal’s upcoming streaming platform, with producers Neil Meron and Mark Nicholson of Zadan/Meron Productions and choreographer Kyle Hanagami. Universal TV is the studio for this project. Entitled OLYMPIC BOULEVARD, my pilot is about a disgraced Korean American former K-Pop…
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10th Publication Anniversary of GOOD ENOUGH

February 5, 2018 marks the TENTH publication anniversary of my first YA novel GOOD ENOUGH (HarperCollins 2008). Can you believe ten years have gone by? To celebrate this special day, I recently recorded a fun tribute video about this novel and its musical influences from Mozart to the Violent Femmes. Go here to check it out…
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