Shannon Wong was born in Brooklyn, New York and has lived there all her life. She comes from a Chinese background. In January of 2023, she graduated from Brooklyn College with a BFA degree in Creative Writing. Currently, she works at The New York Public Library. Her hobbies include reading, writing, binge watching T.V, and daydreaming. She hopes to write for young adults in the genre of fiction, sci-fi, or fantasy and create stories that other Chinese-Americans who grew up in the USA can find comfort in.