Books for changing the world

Dao X. Tran

Dao X. Tran was born in Mỹ Tho and grown in Philadelphia, where she was active in antiracist and youth organizing. She is managing editor of the Voice of Witness oral history book series. In her former role as senior editor at Haymarket Books, she coedited with Michele Bollinger 101 Changemakers: Rebels and Radicals Who Changed US History. She is based in Brooklyn where she lives with her high schooler, Quyên, and dog, Paisley.


  • Unheard Voices of the Pandemic

    Edited by Dao X. Tran
    Personal narratives from farmworkers, sex workers, the undocumented, the incarcerated, and more—covering the first year COVID swept across the United States.
  • 101 Changemakers

    101 profiles of social justice leaders that changed the world, made accessible for students in grades 5-9.