Joanne Ramos was born in the Philippines and moved to Wisconsin when she was
six. She graduated with a B.A. from Princeton University. After working in
investment banking and private-equity investing, she became a staff writer at The
Economist. She currently serves on the board of The Moth and lives in New York
City with her family. The Farm, her debut novel, is a national bestseller and has
been chosen by over 50 media outlets in America and abroad as a “must read” in
2019. The Farm was longlisted for the Center of Fiction’s 2019 First Novel Prize.