Maya Gouw

Age 11 (2008)
South Setauket, New York
Illustrator, “Beach Imagery Poem

Maya writes, “”I’m an 11 year old Asian-American girl. I live with my parents and a brother who is going to college this fall. I skipped second grade and attend gifted school. I enjoy being a nerd with my face glued to the computer screen, drawing and writing poetry. I love Italian, seafood, Asian and the average dessert. I love to watch the food network as well as various anime with large amounts of gore. You knew that was coming. I enjoy biking and fishing and I also play violin and clarinet. That’s my basic overview. Basically…”