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Michelle Yang

Michelle Yang


Michelle Yang is an advocate whose writings on the intersection of Asian American identity, body image and mental health have been featured in Romper, NBC News, CNN, InStyle and more. Her memoir, Phoenix Girl: How a Fat Asian with Bipolar Disorder Found Love, will be released in 2024. When not writing, she loves exploring new areas with her family and smoking up the kitchen with spicy recipes.

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