a piece of waffle cone tucked into a paper cup with pink, light yellow, and purple ice cream scoops. In the background is a sign that says "thank you"Lucy Khoo thinks about food a lot. Whether she’s explaining scientific concepts or overanalyzing friends’ relationships, food analogies tend to figure prominently in her conversations—and therefore, in her stories. It’s her birthright, as her Taiwanese family shows love through food. A lifelong belief in fairness extends to wanting HEAs for all, especially for groups who don’t always get to tell their own stories. Her dream is to be a celebrity spokesperson for Jeni’s Ice Cream, but in the meantime, she writes sweet endings for Asian American girls.