HI! / ¡Hola!
Gama Valle is a Puerto Rican writer and casting director. He comes from a small town called Camuy on the north-west of the island. He holds a BA in Drama from the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, where he honed his playwriting skills. After graduating, Gama moved to New York City to complete his MFA in Directing at The New School. He currently lives in NYC with his boyfriend and their pup, Meta. Gama runs his own casting office— Bass/Valle Casting. His debut picture book in Spanish, "Pitu le baila al mar" (Pitu Dances to the Sea) is an International Latino Book Awards winner.
Gama is a member of the SCBWI.
DEBUT PICTURE BOOK - SPANISH
INTERNATIONAL LATINO BOOKS AWARDS
GOLD MEDAL - Best Fiction Picture Book - Spanish
GOLD MEDAL - Best First Book - Children & Youth - Spanish
GOLD MEDAL - Best LGBTQ+ Themed Book
GOLD MEDAL - Best Use of Photos or Illustrations Inside the Book
BRONZE MEDAL - Best Latina Themed Book