Hoang Samuelson

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Portland, OR
Portland State University
Cookbooks, Curating Recipes, Food Research
  • For the past three years, Hoang served as a senior editor for BooknBrunch.com, an online community of food and book lovers, where she led a small team of editors.
  • She's interviewed cookbook authors Faith Kramer and Madhushree Ghosh, bestselling food mystery novelist Mia P. Manansala, and others.
  • Hoang has written for many online publications, including The Kitchn, The Takeout, Catapult, and more.


Hoang Samuelson is a writer, editor, and aspiring fiction author. Her work focuses on food, family, and the stories we tell one another. She has a special interest in profiles, particularly those who write about food and their connection to family stories through recipes. At BooknBrunch, she managed an editorial calendar, assigned edits, and scheduled posts, as well as curated and interviewed best-selling authors for profiles featuring new books and stories that matter to the BooknBrunch community. Hoang prides herself on juggling multiple priorities, researching, interviewing, and telling unique stories. When she's not writing, you can find her reading, drawing, and playing with her dog.


Hoang is a proud alumnus of Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science in business administration and psychology.

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