Sumeia Williams, formerly Lê Thị Bửu Trân, was born in Saigon, Vietnam in 1970. She was adopted by an American serviceman and arrived in the US at six months of age. Currently, she lives in North Carolina, where she is a mother and a writer. Her work has appeared in Nha Magazine, The Iodine Poetry, The New York Times Relative Choices blog, Tuổi Trẻ, the Journal of Southeast Asian American Education & Advancement and other publications. She also is author of the blog, Ethnically Incorrect Daughter.