I was born in Windsor, Ontario Canada but raised mostly in China, moving from Shanghai to Hong Kong to Taipei to Beijing. I speak Mandarin, but can't cook kung pao chicken to save my life. I currently split my time between Beijing and Los Angeles, where I live with my husband and daughter.
I write screenplays and narrative fiction, with a particular love for fantasy and historical fiction. I've written screenplays for James Franco, Janet Yang (The Joy Luck Club), as well as a web series for Subway Sandwiches, which won a student Emmy. I'm currently writing two feature screenplays, as well as the next two novels in The Book of Theo series.
I've been a film/TV producer for fifteen years. Over that time, I've been lucky enough to produce a few award winning films and documentaries, many China focused. I also have an MFA from the Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California, which is a fancy way of saying I spent two years learning how to make movies. You can visit my IMDB page here.