Chee Yan Young is a graduate of the University of Toronto with a degree in Physical and Health Education. She was a Registered Massage Therapist and Chinese Medicine Practitioner, and a founding member of the 11th Floor Writers. She grew up in Toronto but now resides in New Jersey with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys reading science fiction, fantasy, romance, and the classics. Between chasing after her toddler and singing to her baby, she tries to find time to work on her short stories, plays, and debut novel.