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Author: Dao Strom

Dao Strom is a writer and musician based in Portland, Oregon. She is the author of two books of fiction, Grass Roof, Tin Roof (Mariner Books, 2003) and The Gentle Order of Girls and Boys (Counterpoint Press, 2006), and a hybrid-forms memoir, WE WERE MEANT TO BE A GENTLE PEOPLE (MPMP, 2015), accompanied by an album, East/West. Strom has received support for her work from the National Endowment for the Arts, (RACC) Regional Arts & Culture Council, Oregon Arts Commission, the Nelson Algren Award, and others. She is a graduate of the Iowa Writers Workshop. Strom was born in Vietnam and grew up in the Sierra Nevada foothills of northern California.

We Were Meant To Be a Gentle People
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We Were Meant To Be a Gentle People

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Poetry. Literary Nonfiction. Hybrid Genre. Art. Music. Asian & Asian American Studies. The daughter of writers, Dao Strom fled Vietnam with her mother at the end of the war. It was not until years later that she learned her father was still alive an...

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