April 17, 2022: JAMDAM submissions are officially open! Go to http://www.joannemachin.com/mentorship for details and our sub requirements. I'm looking forward to reading everyone's work!
April 7, 2022: Mia will be on four panels this year at Flights of Foundry! Catch her at:
March 24, 2022: BITTER MEDICINE's publishing date has been delayed to March 14, 2023.
March 16, 2022: Info for Mia and Joanne's mentorship program is now available! Called "Joanne and Mia Do a Mentorship," the program, in its inaugural year, is aimed at Black, Indigenous, and authors of color who are pursuing traditional publishing in the adult category. More details are available at www.joannemachin.com/mentorship. Submissions open Sunday, April 17.
February 23, 2022: Mia read the opening of BITTER MEDICINE on Neon Hemlock Live, hosted by Dave Ring and Marianne Kirby. Link below. Mia's portion starts around 22:16.
February 14, 2022: BITTER MEDICINE's audio rights have sold at auction. PM announcement below.
Mia Tsai's BITTER MEDICINE, to Brian Sweany at Recorded Books, at auction, by Katie Shea Boutillier at Donald Maass Literary Agency, on behalf of Anne Tibbets (world English).
June 10, 2021: Mia's debut novel has officially sold and been announced via Publisher's Marketplace! Here's the text in the PM announcement.
Debut author Mia Tsai's BITTER MEDICINE, pitched as a xianxia-inspired contemporary fantasy about a magical temp agency calligrapher who becomes involved with one of her clients and must embrace her powers in order to battle in a deadly family feud, to Jacob Weisman at Tachyon Publications, with Jaymee Goh editing, in a nice deal, by Anne Tibbets at Donald Maass Literary Agency (world English).