Thao is a writer and editor working in the Midwest. She's written about food and identity for a variety of publications. Her debut novel, Banyan Moon, comes out in 2023.
How It Started: "Though I come from a family of incredible cooks, I wasn't allowed to pick up a knife until I was 13, at a school campout where I was assigned the task of slicing tomatoes. I haven't looked back since!"
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