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Minfong Ho

Minfong Ho is a Singaporean who grew up in Thailand, and now makes her home in Ithaca, New York. She spent most of her childhood in Thailand, then studied in Taiwan and at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. She first started writing after she left home, to combat homesickness while studying in the United States. Her first two books, Sing to the Dawn and Rice Without Rain, are set in the country of her childhood, Thailand. Sing to the Dawn was awarded the S.E.A. Write Award in 1996, as well...See more