Hairol Ma Hairol Ma is a Taiwanese-American writer from California. Her writing has received support from Kundiman, Tin House, and Kearny Street Workshop. She is at work on her first novel. Find her online @hairolma. FOLLOW Hairol @hairolma MICRO Sainthood By HAIROL MA He always said prayer was begging for scraps that leaked from above, but God wouldn’t make heaven with pores.