Laura Gao

Laura Gao is a comic artist and bread lover currently living in San Francisco. She is the creator of the graphic memoir Messy Roots. Laura’s art career began by doodling on Pokémon cards and has since blossomed to be featured on NPR, HuffPost, and most notably, her parents’ fridge. She is a proud queer Asian-American immigrant and strives to inspire others to live unapologetically loud. Say hello and send her bakery recommendations at

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