“Food is our common ground, a universal experience."
--James Beard, American chef and food writer
“If you want to know about our culture, look to the food.”
--"Zaw," Burmese refugee
She has taught ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) for over five years through Catholic Charities Migration and Refugee Services, Kentucky Refugee Ministries, Jefferson County Public Schools, and Global LT.
Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, her writing (including interviews, book reviews, essays, and short fiction) has appeared in Adirondack Review, Arts Across Kentucky, Blood Lotus, Edible Louisville, The Courier-Journal, Lexington-Herald, New Southerner, and The Rumpus.