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I'm horrible at bios so let's do a fact list instead:

  • As a second-generation Chinese American, I was raised on a diet of Chinese cartoons and dramas. Journey to the West was basically my Sponge Bob.

  • I'm a recent grad of the University of Pennsylvania, where I majored in Psychology and minored in East Asian Language and Cultures.

  • Cats and wombats for life.

  • The weirder the story, the better.

  • I should really be sponsored by Starbucks.

  • I am represented by John Cusick of Folio Lit.

Learn more about my books


Descendant of the Crane is my debut novel and will be on shelves April 9th. I have another book forthcoming late 2020 called The Ones We’re Meant to Find. Click on the books to learn more about them. For more information on my journey to publication, visit my FAQ page.