Karen Bao

Karen Bao does science in the lab, then goes home and writes about it. A Ph.D. candidate at Harvard University, she studies mosquito brains by blasting them with an electron beam. Her favorite activities include cooking, tending her plants, singing, and playing her violin. She is the author of the Dove Chronicles trilogy published by Penguin Teen, a contributor to the upcoming YA anthology (AB)SOLUTELY NORMAL (Spring 2023, Candlewick Press), and a writer for the Realm series “Renegade Moon.”