Yao Emei was born in 1968 and she began to write in 1999. Her main novels include As High As The Sky, Ximenpo and 1958·Old Love Letter, and her novella collections include Picking Beans and A Spicy Solution. Her literary works for children include Slanted Sky and I am a Genius. She has won the People’s Literature award, the Selection of Novella award, and the Shanghai Literature Excellent Novella Award. Some of her works have been translated into English, Russian, German, Japanese and Korean, etc.