Thao Thai

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Thao is a writer and editor working out of Ohio. She's interested in exploring the intersections of identity and culture. Her debut novel, Banyan Moon, comes out in 2023 from Mariner | HarperCollins.


Cover Photo: Screenshot via the author; 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons' by Nintendo
My Husband Woos Me on ‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’

In contrast to the ways we tripped over one another in our real home, our Animal Crossing island gave me and my husband the space to appreciate each other at a distance.

Nov 03, 2022
Cover Photo: a photograph of a coyote, silhouetted agains the blue and pink sky, at dusk or perhaps dawn
The Coyotes in the HOA

Maybe we are the coyotes. We’ve invaded those tidy realms of whiteness, and we did not duck our heads. We acted like we owned the place.

May 03, 2022