Ying Chang Compestine is the multi-talented author of 20 books including fiction, picture books, and five cookbooks. Frequently approached by the media, Ying has been featured on numerous national television programs, and is regularly profiled in prestigious news media outlets (The New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, and Huffington Post.) She is a sought after lecturer in Schools around the world, where her presentations to students of all ages help East meet West. Ying grew up in China and now lives in California with her husband and son.