Laura Gao, author and artist of Messy Roots, was born in Wuhan, China, and grew up near Dallas, Texas. Their work has been featured in NPR, HuffPost, and most notably, their parents’ fridge. As a queer Chinese American, Gao strives to empower young readers to live unapologetically loud.

Published Works

Messy Roots: A Graphic Memoir of a Wuhanese American


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