Michelle Kuo taught English at an alternative school in the Arkansas Delta for two years. After teaching, she attended Harvard Law School as a Paul and Daisy Soros Fellow, and worked at a nonprofit for undocumented immigrants in Oakland, California, on a Skadden Fellowship, with a focus on tenants and workers rights. Currently she teaches courses on race, law, and society at the American University of Paris. Her first novel, Reading with Patrick, is her personal story of teaching a student who lost his way.
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