DAO STROM was born in 1973 in Saigon. Her mother fled the country with her when she was a baby, and she grew up in northern California. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, she is the recipient of a James Michener fellowship, the Chicago Tribune/Nelson Algren Award, and a 2004 NEA Literature Fellowship. She lives in Austin, Texas, and teaches creative writing at Texas State University.
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