Wendy Lee is the author of Happy Family, which was named one of the top ten first novels of 2008 by Booklist and received an honourable mention from the Association of Asian American Studies. A graduate of Stanford University and New York University’s Creative Writing Program, she has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony and the Corporation of Yaddo.

Wendy has worked as an English teacher in China and in the publishing industry, where she co-edited the anthology Defiant Daughters: 21 Women on Art, Activism, Animals, and The Sexual Politics of Meat. She lives in Astoria, NY.