Poems for Princesses with Peas Under Their Mattresses

When adulthood is full of dragons, you have no choice but to use the tales from your youth to help you fight them. Go down a rabbit hole with Alice in Corporateland. Have a toxic relationship with The Boy Who Cried Wolf. Spell out Rumpelstiltskin’s name for the barista. Do all this and more in ‘Poems for Princesses With Peas Under Their Mattresses.’

Meet Maithy Vu

Maithy Vu is the author of the novel Squid Season and the novella Wounded Wisteria. She also co-edited and contributed to the children’s volume Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Inspiring Young Changemakers. A child of Vietnamese immigrants, Vu was raised in California.